People at the rally. like most New Yorkers, seemed to agree that good jobs and good quality education for all are necessary steps to ending gun violence on the streets.
During her thousand-mile trek, she endured -60º temperatures, primitive terrain, and minimal communication, making the journey a harrowing one.
The civil disobedience at Federal Plaza was one of 10 actions that took place around the country organized by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement.
A total of 146 workers - almost all of them immigrant women - are killed in a fire at New York's Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, March 25, 1911.
NEW YORK - After more than a decade of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's corporate restructuring of public education, a coalition of community groups hit the streets to ask New Yorkers, especially parents, what their priorities really were.
Republicans plan to attach 110 anti-environment amendments to the Senate budget bill, not merely in the interest of climate change denial, but as a way of giving gifts to big corporations.
Not enough is said today about the role of women in formulating the basic beliefs we have about the nature of freedom itself.
WASHINGTON - For seven years, Carolle Fleurio has been a cook at a family restaurant in Stockbridge, Ga., and even though she enjoys the job, she told a Senate panel here, it's tough to raise a family on $8 an hour.
The billionaire-funded campaign against Social Security has gone into high gear, and it's called chained CPI.
During the last 20 years of the Giuliani and then Bloomberg administrations, the living standards of the 99 percent have steadily declined, while the wealth of the 1 percent has risen.