From coast to coast, the fight to win labor rights for the nation’s port truck drivers and to clean up industry-induced pollution in communities surrounding the nation’s harbors picked up considerable steam last month.
Poet Wendell Berry and retired miner Stanley Sturgill were among the Frankfort 14 who occupied the office of Gov. Steve Beshear Feb. 11-14.
Montanans assembled at the State Capitol on President's Day to reject the ultra-right state legislature's assault on working families.
Michigan attitudes appear to reflect the general opinion shared by most Americans.
In a move praised by a broad coalition of environmental, labor, business and public health organizations, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, and 50 other House members reintroduced legislation to protect clean truck programs and cut harmful air pollution now plaguing the nation's ports and surrounding communities.
Republicans propose to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from doing its job to protect Americans from air pollution.
Two-thirds of all Americans support the Environmental Protection Agency, placing the Republican push for its dismantling at odds with the will of the people.
Unfortunately, the Republican Party, especially its Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin / tea party section, either doesn't believe or refuses to believe the truth about climate change.
Guess what: this year is stacking up as one of the hottest since we humans started keeping thermometer-based temperature records 160 years ago.
The Communications Workers of America, NAACP and the Sierra Club have come together to launch a campaign for what they say is a much needed faster and more available Internet in the United States.