Today's younger generation is playing a tremendous role in advancing the struggle for peace, democratic rights; economies and social justice.
Powerful corporate interests in Congress however are blocking jobs legislation.
Greg Cendana, president of the United States Student Association (USSA) touched off cheers at the America's Future Now conference with his impassioned demand that Congress pass a $100 billion jobs bill and the "Dream Act."
"We don't have the luxury of all this whining and agonizing. We've got to turn the agonizing into organizing."
Leaders from core components of the diverse coalition that elected President Obama declared here today that "it's time for us to do it again" to win jobs and justice.
WASHINGTON - "We are the change, we have the power," Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage told progressive leaders and activists from around the country today.
As oil continues gushing into the Gulf of Mexico and the resulting environmental and economic catastrophes worsen, BP is dragging its feet on the damage claims.
Steve Lipton worked as a plumber for over 25 years - the last 16 with the same employer; the last eight as a general foreman. And then one day in January 2009, he was abruptly laid off.
CLEVELAND - At a packed press conference and rally, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced he will introduce a $100 billion jobs bill when the Senate reconvenes next week.
Unemployed workers took to the streets the day after Memorial Day to demand jobs and extension of unemployment benefits.