On this date in 1986, the writer Ding Ling, a champion of women's rights, died. Born as Jiang Bingzhi in Linli, Hunan province, China.
These union workers are determined to prevent a takeover of Texas by "the most radical, right wing Republican ticket ever.
Absurd and humiliating acts of police overreach have become familiar; there are incidents of false arrests, harassment, and use of force against innocent victims by the police daily.
What could make all polls obsolete is voter turnout: labor and the progressive forces are knocking themselves out to increase it!
Prop 2 sets aside a percentage of the surplus billions in unexpected tax revenues, without restoring the $15 billion in brutal budget cuts beginning in 2008 .
Florida's governor, Rick Scott, has either stood by and let the degradation of the state occur or has actively contributed to it.
So in this year's November 4 midterms, the question is once more whether the Democrats can turn out enough voters.
The nation's oldest, largest, and most widely known civil rights organization convened to address the need to push back against voter suppression and other significant topics.
The Massachusetts policy aimed to protect women as they accessed reproductive health care against a backdrop of harassment and even physical attacks from anti-choice protesters.
The Supreme Court ruled that family-owned corporations can use religious objections to opt out of the Affordable Care Act requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.