When Janet Edburg was laid off from her job at a Chicago photo lab equipment manufacturer three years ago, she experienced first hand the despair felt by millions of unemployed workers.
The Congressional Budget Office said in a new report this week what the labor movement and its allies have been saying all along.
A new movement is emerging to divest from bank responsible for the housing mortgage crisis and the global capitalist meltdown.
A new and potentially significant wrinkle was added to the ongoing crisis in the housing market.
Arizona Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva rejected those who say the "Rebuild the Dream" movement is an "answer to the tea party."
On Oct 1 people in Los Angeles came together from all walks of life to join in solidarity with the Occupy Movement on Wall Street, calling on the banks to pay their fair share.
"When is enough, enough?" asked Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO president.
"The party that aggressively defends Social Security and Medicare will win the next election!"
For 12 days dozens of protesters from diverse backgrounds have been camped out around the clock in front of the Federal Reserve here.
"I figured if I'm going to be homeless, I might as well be homeless for a good reason," said one of the hundreds of restless youth Occupying Wall Street, determined that their voices be heard.