Republicans blocked action on the "Paying a Fair Share Act" that would have required the rich to pay at the same tax rate as most of the middle and working class.
The nation's unions have joined the Obama administration in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to toss out Arizona's anti-immigrant law, SB1070.
Major national progressive organizations and their trade union allies are flooding AT&T headquarters with calls demanding the company stop funding the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Talk of a major international protest dominated the discussion at the Occupy Dallas Six-Month Anniversary Celebration.
They lined the cavernous streets of the financial district here, waving flags and holding signs saying, "I AM A MAN, I AM A WOMAN, I AM A JANITOR."
All over the country this weekend there were celebrations in honor of the 85th birthday of Cesar Chavez.