April

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Buffet fair share tax rule blocked by Republicans

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.

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Supreme Court urged to toss Ariz. immigration law

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.

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Progressive groups target AT&T in drive to stop ALEC

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.

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Occupy for "Fair Trade, not Free Trade"

Talk of a major international protest dominated the discussion at the Occupy Dallas Six-Month Anniversary Celebration.

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Evoking Dr. King, Chicago janitors cry out for respect

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."

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Pomona College dispute builds on Chavez legacy

All over the country this weekend there were celebrations in honor of the 85th birthday of Cesar Chavez.