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100,000 train to "take back the nation" from the 1%

More than 100,000 union members and activists from community groups are in "99% spring training sessions" all over the country this week gearing up, they say, to take back the nation from the 1%.

California protesters say: Tax millionaires to fund higher education

Their number one demand is to pass the millionaires' tax now.

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Protesters slam Kasich for “selling out Ohio”

Protesters denounced huge tax giveaways to the rich and big business that the governor is paying for with cuts to education, mental health and city services.

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Chris Rock says he’s willing to pay higher taxes

Jesus would support taxing the rich, said President Barack Obama at this week's national prayer breakfast.

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California governor proposes more cuts

Jerry Brown released his budget proposals, including slashes to already devastated human needs spending and a projection of new revenues from sales taxes and taxes for millionaires.

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Corporations pay zero state taxes

While state budgets, jobs and social programs are taking the worst hits since the Great Depression, the nation's largest corporations are paying little or no state taxes.

GOP uses payroll tax cut extension to slash jobless benefits

Republicans in Congress voted 234 to 193 yesterday to slash more than in half the number of weeks people can collect unemployment benefits next year.

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Occupy California students fight cuts and fee hikes

Students at the University of California walk out of classes to protest budget cuts and rising tuition, and to support the New York City demonstration, Occupy Wall Street.

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Eight minutes when the people of Illinois owned their Capitol (with video)

Occupy Springfield used the "People's Mic" to make a statement about corporate "terrorism" at the Illinois State Capitol Nov. 9.

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NY families demand millionaire tax extension

Cuomo, who ran on a no-tax pledge, along with the GOP, opposes extension of a tax on millionaires.

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