An economy that works for working people is one of the challenges for the CPUSA and the entire progressive movement.
The Florida convention included workshops on racism and organizing skills. Discussion periods allowed for lively exchanges of viewpoints on issues facing the party and the people's movement.
Remarks by Jarvis Tyner, national vice chairman of the CPUSA, in a recent teleconference call that was part of the preparations for the coming 30th convention of the party this June in Chicago.
A conference committee has been established, with a Dec. 13 report back date to propose a new budget. Republican Paul Ryan is already discussing cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
A progressive trend in the New York City elections for mayor, comptroller, borough offices and city council became even more clear-cut in the runoff Democratic Party primary for the third city-wide office - public advocate.
There is an emerging nationwide movement of low-wage fast-food workers who have begun to set the tone regarding the federal minimum wage, fast-food workers' rights and the future of service sector work generally.
Under Obamacare the federal government pays 100% for expanded state Medicaid coverage for three years, followed by incremental state contributions of up to 10%.
Classic rockers Van Halen are back with their first new studio album ("A Different Kind of Truth") in 14 years. And the album's lead single, "Tattoo," is a pretty important pro-union shout-out.
An impassioned look at the environmental, climate, and health dangers -and unsafe working conditions - created by the coal industry.
The EPA vetoed the permit for the Logan County mine, a symbol of the debate over mountain top removal mining that has been embroiled in litigation since 1998.