Some 7,000 Israelis protested the war in Gaza under the banner: "No more deaths - Israeli-Palestinian peace, now," the largest protest against the Israeli military operation in Gaza thus far.
Los Angeles' first union carwash caravan took place July 24. Drivers brought their cars to Highland Car Wash on N. Figueroa Street in the L.A. neighborhood of Highland Park.
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.
Letter carriers are concerned about the privatization threat and the threat to eliminate Saturday delivery, and about attempts to end door to door delivery service altogether.
Libya's interim government said that the fire could trigger a "humanitarian and environmental disaster" in Tripoli, appealing for "international help" to extinguish the inferno.
The protest was about the risks posed to workers and people in general: Tthe Lac-Megantic oil train tragedy that killed 47 people was still fresh in the minds of many.
Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story is a highly entertaining musical about the meteoric rise - and, alas, fall -- of the 1950s rock 'n' roll icon.
Union and community activists called on the iconic computer and smartphone manufacturer to push for fair treatment of security workers.
"One key to economic recovery is vigorous enforcement of wage and hour protections, so workers are paid what they earn, and can pump money back into their local economies."