The resolution opposing any cuts to Social Security also stated that the cap on Social Security taxes, now at $113,000, should be eliminated, so that the wealthy pay their fair share.
In an open letter to President Obama this Friday, human rights organizations have called for his intervention in the ongoing hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay.
Last year CEOs received an average $12.3 million while the average worker took home around $34, 645.
Enduring a cold, constant rain, the large crowd roared after each speaker; "Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, health care works!"
The rupture in the ExxonMobil-owned Pegasus pipeline, which sent a deluge of tarsands oil through the Arkansas town of Mayflower, is worse than previously thought.
College activists lobbied Congress for relief last month during the United States Student Association's annual legislative conference.
The action at Herbert is one of 61 school closures, mergers and turnarounds announced by CPS. It will be the largest number of school closures in U.S. history.
Tax Day, April 15, is a good time to reflect on the country's federal spending priorities. Especially during this deep economic and jobs crisis.
The fight to stop foreclosures and make the banks pay continued in Los Angeles on April 2.
On April 8, 1898 singer, actor, civil rights and labor leader, peace activist and athlete Paul Robeson was born.