African Americans are experiencing the sharpest edge of layoffs of government and other public workers across the country
Actions include supporting the emergency need for massive public works jobs to restart the economy and aid communities, to be paid for by taxing the rich and ending the wars.
The U.S. is dead last among 21 top developed nations in both unionization rates and union coverage of the workforce and it's not because of globalization or high technology.
In California State University faculty's first such action since collective bargaining began almost 30 years ago, two of the system's 23 campuses were idled in a one-day strike Nov. 17.
Leaders of the Communist Party, USA, opened a full session of their recently-elected National Committee in New York in a celebratory mood on Saturday.
The U.S. Census Bureau calculates that nearly twice as many older Americans qualify as poor than had been previously thought. At the same time, net worth disparity between younger and older is at an all-time high.
Activists believe the Occupy Tucson movement, with it's new and improved downtown location, is growing and has gotten its second wind.
Nine Occupy Wall Street activists held a sit-in and were arrested at the Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia urging the giant cable company to pay its fair share.
Just 80,000 jobs were added in the U.S. economy in October and the official unemployment rate was 9 percent, almost unchanged from September.
Occupy Memphis features several caucuses devoted to women's rights, diversity, homelessness, LGBT, anti-Capitalism, and Agnosticism/Atheism. The protests have been peaceful and widely supported by the citizens of the Mid-South.