The United States "is responsible for the greatest act of terrorism in the history of the world, the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki." So said Veterans for Peace activist, David Jenkins, during a candlelight vigil August 8.
Charging that "Wall Street values are strangling our community", 75 union and other activists held a lunch time rally in front of the downtown offices of the PNC and Huntington banks.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, introduced a bill last week that would prohibit U.S. forces from targeting and carrying out extrajudicial killings of U.S. citizens.
More than 750,000 Medicare beneficiaries have so far received relief from the so-called prescription drug donut hole as a result of President Obama's health reform law.
Marking the 65th year since the first atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, vigils were held on the New Haven Green at time the bombs were dropped on August 6 and 9.
The AFL-CIO launched a last-minute telephone blitz to members of Congress, August 9, demanding they approve a bill to provide $26 billion in emergency funding to the states.
Since August 6, 1985, Seattle has hosted "Hiroshima to Hope" to bring the community together for peace and nuclear disarmament.
In Kentucky, coal is king. And now, it seems, coal operators are trying to crown their princes in this year's mid-term elections.
PHILADELPHIA - The spirited crowd that filled the First Unitarian Church here to hear about the new health reform law came with mixed emotions.
SAN FRANCISCO - Marriage equality supporters celebrated a ruling striking down Proposition 8, which seeks to limit marriage to a man and a woman.