Veterans call Islamic center near Ground Zero "about as pro-America as one can get."
PHOENIX -- It may have been Arizona's biggest demonstration ever.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- It was 4 a.m. May 28 when the "Liberation Caravan" left from the Southwest Workers Union hall here in San Antonio to join anti-SB 1070 protesters in Arizona.
Mid-term elections seldom spur much grassroots energy, but with much at stake this fall, Organizing for America aims to change that.
CHICAGO - The 2010 election year has shifted into turbo drive here. Illinois looks to be a key national battleground where the labor-led all people's coalition faces a stiff challenge to consolidate the defeat of the ultra right in 2008. A U.S. Senate seat, the governorship and statewide offices, House seats, state legislature, and county commissions are all up.
Labor history will be made in Pittsburgh next month. We’re sending a top-notch team of writers, photographers, podcasters and videographers to bring you on-the-spot coverage. You will be able to see, hear and read first-hand accounts of the AFL-CIO, Pride At Work and International Labor Communications Association national conventions.
'Paddle to Suquamish” Aug. 1-11 was a dramatic sign that the Indian tribes of the Pacific Northwest are in the midst of a cultural reawakening. Participation continues to grow 20 years after “Paddle to Seattle,” the first tribal canoe journey in 1989 commemorating the 100 anniversary of the founding of Seattle. This year, delegations of Native Hawaiians, and Maoris from New Zealand joined “Paddle to Suquamish.”
Civil rights leaders and immigrant advocacy groups say they welcome President Barack Obama’s new plan to institute badly needed reforms within the country’s broken immigration detention system.
The gunman who killed three women and then himself at a Pittsburgh-area fitness club yesterday had a blog in which racist and sexist comments mixed with constant talk of his failure to have relationships with women, and of not having control over his life.
Though attention has focused largely on the state budget, among other issues the California legislature has dealt with this year is a unanimously-passed resolution recognizing the great contributions people of Chinese origin have made to the state’s development, and apologizing for past laws that persecuted them.