After months of refusing to do so, John McCain has finally rejected the endorsement of his bid for the presidency by the ultra-right-wing “pastor” John Hagee. The so-called rejection came after media reports showed Hagee had described Hitler and the Holocaust as God’s vehicles for getting the Jews back to Israel.
The headlines say it all: “900 nabbed in state on immigration charges,” “A raid on fairness,” “Immigration raids terrify kids, House is told.”
Senate Labor Committee Chairman Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) is receiving millions of notes of encouragement in his battle against an inoperable brain tumor.
Three decades of right-wing attacks on the labor and peoples movements have taken their toll ,but workers continue to fight back, winning some battles and losing others.
I have written tons of letters and blogs the past few months but I have been so overwhelmed with this that I really wasn’t sure of my thoughts.
A group of Indian “guest” workers and their supporters in the U.S. labor movement rallied at the Capitol May 20 after the workers staged a six-day “water only” hunger strike at the White House. The workers came to Washington to shed a national spotlight on their plight and that of similar workers lured to the U.S. by American companies and then ruthlessly exploited.
As the implications sink in, a new poll shows a majority of Californians reject Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s latest proposals to deal with a $15.2 billion deficit in the state’s budget for the coming fiscal year. Though California’s deficit is by far the largest of any state, over half of U.S. states face similar problems.
Lawmakers feeling the heat of angry voters are beginning to cast votes aimed at helping ease the crisis despite the threat of vetoes by President Bush.
Congress overrides presidential veto Lawmakers feeling the heat of angry voters are beginning to cast votes aimed at helping ease the crisis despite the threat of vetoes by President Bush.
Eighty years ago, when I was growing up on a ranch near St. Johns, Arizona, trails formed the contours of my world. I'd take a trail to get to a neighbor's house or follow one along the river if I were looking for stray cattle. Trails were the most practical way of getting around.