November

Controversial CA water bills pass: opponents vow ballot fight

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been making his way around California in the past week, signing the components of a controversial "water package" okayed by the legislature.

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Lou Dobbs quits CNN

On Tuesday, Nov. 11th,  Lou Dobbs announced his intention to leave CNN "effective immediately."

NYC council elections: some defeats, some historic victories

New Yorkers elected a new city council November 3, with some remarkable, and contradictory, results.

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Remembering Dave Moore

DETROIT - Dave Moore, a veteran of the Ford Hunger March and a founder of the United Auto Workers union who helped shape the history of this city, died here Oct. 26, at the age of 97.

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Four in Hartford arrested at Lieberman protest

Several dozen demonstrators gathered in front of Senator Joseph Lieberman's Hartford office at Constitution Plaza yesterday.

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Only in California! In-home care in peril

Beginning Nov. 1, until they are officially enrolled, new providers of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) to low income seniors, the blind and the disabled will not be paid their wages.

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On Veterans Day, Obama champions America's vets

The Obama administration this week announced the creation of a new Veterans Employment Initiative.

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Justices review life terms for teen offenders

 A majority on the Supreme Court appeared to signal changing the use of life prison terms without parole for teenagers whose crimes do not involve a murder.

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Health bill passes House, abortion remains sticking point

The bipartisan passage of the House health reform bill Sat. Nov. 7 was met with mainly positive reviews from the labor and democratic movements.

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The invisible wounds of unjust wars

The terrible mayhem and slaughter last week at Fort Hood Texas shocked us all. All of us feel deeply for the families, the loved ones and the friends of those who were hurt and killed.

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