Rev. Shuttlesworth's fingerprints are all over the history of the Civil Rights movement and his dogged determination to resist the powers of racism and inequality were legendary.
The idea of a memorial to Dr. King was first proposed 27 years ago. His monument is the first on the National Mall not dedicated to a president.
Wealth gaps have always been much greater than income gaps, but the changes have never seen the magnitude in the past few years.
Every fourteen minutes in 2009, hedge fund manager David Tepper made President Obama's annual salary.
Marge Piercy's writing almost always focuses on working class women and wide-ranging social concerns including a lifelong commitment to progressive social change.
The rights of public workers and the services they provide is a part of the bigger fight for all workers to organize and win decent wages, working conditions, benefits and strong communities.
What better way to celebrate 100 years of International Women's Day than join in solidarity with the Wisconsin teachers - and all of America's public workers - to say "No way" to union-busting and throwing Wall Street's mess on working families.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia just asserted for a second time that our Constitution does not protect women against discrimination, a good reason why America needs the Equal Rights Amendment.
There are at least 214 million people living outside their countries of origin, either as naturalized citizens, legal noncitizens, temporary workers or undocumented. At least 100 million of these are in the labor force.
On Tuesday morning, September 7, friends of justice all over the world were saddened by the passing of Reverend Lucius Walker, Executive Director of IFCO/Pastors for Peace.