Despite economic forecasts to the contrary jobless claims rose last week by 12,000 to 500,000, the third straight weekly increase and the first time in nine months that they hit the half-million mark.
Former Vice-President Al Gore says in order to truly address climate change in the U.S., "We need a movement."
A coalition of unions and environmental groups launched a campaign this week to overcome Republican roadblocks to clean energy jobs and climate legislation.
California Democratic legislative leaders have released a budget plan they say avoids the worst of Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's slash-and-burn cuts
Hundreds of student activists convened at the University of California, Los Angeles last month during the United States Student Association's (USSA) 63rd annual national student congress.
Since August 6, 1985, Seattle has hosted "Hiroshima to Hope" to bring the community together for peace and nuclear disarmament.