February

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Communist Party head in historic debate at Univ of Georgia

In 1963, the Phi Kappa Literary Society at the University of Georgia invited a speaker from the Communist Party to the campus for a public debate.

The Congressional crisis calendar countdown

For two years, we have had continual crises with debt ceilings, budget resolutions, and really big scary numbers.

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March for love, peace, and jobs on Valentine's Day

"There is hope, [when] young people lead us in a march for justice, for jobs, to have the courage to stand up."

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Obama launches jobs drive with State of Union speech

President Obama laid out a second-term agenda to create jobs, increase the minimum wage, promote science and education, stop gun violence, and defend voting rights.

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Six steps! Leaders say, "Prep infrastructure for climate change"

Leaders of the labor-environmental group Blue-Green Alliance called on the president to launch and prioritize a national dialogue on climate change.

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Obama expected to oppose forced cuts in State of Union

President Obama is expected to make a case against the budget-slashing sequester scheduled for March 1.

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Austerity busting bill introduced

The Progressive Caucus bill, called the Balancing Act, invests in job creation and calls for paying for those investments with defense cuts.