In his State of the Union address, the president described the challenges faced by undocumented youth: many of them are already responding favorably: "I'm a DREAMer and I believe myself to be an American. I have hope."
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced to back off his unilateral closure of neighborhood branch libraries on Mondays after the move sparked a public uproar.
Chris Hedges is suing President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta because the provisions are "clearly unconstitutional" and "a huge and egregious assault on democracy."
Why the rash of voter suppression bills occurring in Michigan, Florida, Texas and throughout the country?
It seems another American icon is being chiseled away.
The legislation requires the government to arrest and detain indefinitely without trial non-citizens suspected of supporting this country's enemies in the "war on terror."
"Corporations are not people and money is not speech!" and "Get corporate money out of our democracy" was the theme of two demonstrations in Hartford. Conn.
LGBT activists and allies will come together and develop strategies for this crucial election year, and determine how to build support and political power.
After months of negotiation with big banks, the White House may announce a settlement that would let the banks off the hook for their role in the foreclosure crisis.
The AFL-CIO has launched an advertising campaign telling the country that union workers are just like everyone else - and that they deserve their rights.