The Great Recession resulted in a significant increase in homelessness according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
The new television commercial about New York state sounds good - so why are labor and community groups worried?
Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel prize-winning economist, and the Citizens' Commission on Jobs, Deficits And America's Future, presented a plan that focuses on what's needed: jobs.
Proposals for major cuts in Social Security floated by the deficit commission co-chairs are an attempt to "bully" seniors "while Wall Street millionaires just skate on through scot-free."
Over 1,000 students, campus workers and faculty packed Sproul Plaza, historic protest site on the University of California campus, Oct. 7, chanting "Whose university? Our university!"
DALLAS - Local politics and thermometers are breaking over the top in this part of the Sun Belt.
As the November elections get closer Republicans have another reason to worry.
For the second time in five weeks, dozens of men and women with disabilities and their caregivers camped out for days on a grassy traffic island here last week, protesting Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to slash funding.
DALLAS -- Local activists with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the Dallas Peace Center and others called a "Poor People's Rally" outside City Hall here, June 23.
SAN FRANCISCO - Their chants - "Arnold, Arnold get a clue, better raise some revenue!" and "Tax the oil, tax the booze, save the services we all use!"- reverberated off buildings along Market St as hundreds of seniors, low-income parents, people with disabilities and their supporters marched through downtown June 3 on their way to a spirited Union Square rally.