According to a new report, workers' wages "have been dead in the water for a decade," but the trend can be reversed with job-creating investment in infrastructure and education, and a minimum wage raise.
Hundreds rallied in Chicago recently to demand justice for victims of police crimes and the creation of a Civilian Police Accountability Council.
Fast food workers went on strike in a half dozen Michigan cities as well as over 60 cities, towns and suburbs nationwide, driving home how fast this movement for dignity and a 15 dollar an hour wage is spreading.
Hundreds of students, parents and community activists joined a rally and march Aug. 28 supporting a one-day Chicago school boycott to protest the destruction of public education.
WASHINGTON---Speaking to a cheering crowd at the Lincoln Memorial on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, President Barack Obama warned that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "dream" remains unrealized as long as millions of workers are unemployed and poverty is growing.
After a hard fought four-month campaign, the Columbus, Ohio, Catholic Diocese has been forced to reach agreement with a discharged 19-year teacher, Carla Hale.
Vito Marcantonio has been virtually erased from the study of the progressive movement of the 1930s and 40sand this has dealt a severe blow to the movement.
Add Michigan, barely, to the list of states implementing a key part of Obamacare, the expansion of Medicaid, known locally as the "Healthy Michigan" plan.
Black, brown, Asian and white marched together down Martin Luther King Blvd in Los Angeles on Aug. 24 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
President Obama debuted his new proposal for curbing costs of higher education.