Polls show substantial public opposition to a military strike on Syria, even "limited" strikes to deter chemical weapons use.
In a dramatic announcement Sept. 5, leaders of the nine-week-long hunger strike by California prison inmates said they are suspending their strike.
What do you call a proposal that breaks promises to city workers, destroys their family's hard-earned retirement security, lowers the city's tax base and harms our fragile economy?
The Jackson Hole conference attended by many of the world's top economists, central bankers and policy makers revealed divisions over current Fed stimulus policy.
Some 17,000 tenants on the Federal Section 8 housing program in Santa Clara County recently received rent hikes of 10 percent or more. The area has very nearly the highest housing cost of any place in the country.
The strikers' core demands include ending long-term solitary confinement and group punishment, and offering SHU inmates more constructive programs and activities.
According to a new report, workers' wages "have been dead in the water for a decade," but the trend can be reversed with job-creating investment in infrastructure and education, and a minimum wage raise.
Hundreds rallied in Chicago recently to demand justice for victims of police crimes and the creation of a Civilian Police Accountability Council.
Fast food workers went on strike in a half dozen Michigan cities as well as over 60 cities, towns and suburbs nationwide, driving home how fast this movement for dignity and a 15 dollar an hour wage is spreading.
Hundreds of students, parents and community activists joined a rally and march Aug. 28 supporting a one-day Chicago school boycott to protest the destruction of public education.