"We don't have the luxury of all this whining and agonizing. We've got to turn the agonizing into organizing."
Leaders from core components of the diverse coalition that elected President Obama declared here today that "it's time for us to do it again" to win jobs and justice.
WASHINGTON - "We are the change, we have the power," Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage told progressive leaders and activists from around the country today.
As oil continues gushing into the Gulf of Mexico and the resulting environmental and economic catastrophes worsen, BP is dragging its feet on the damage claims.
Steve Lipton worked as a plumber for over 25 years - the last 16 with the same employer; the last eight as a general foreman. And then one day in January 2009, he was abruptly laid off.
CLEVELAND - At a packed press conference and rally, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced he will introduce a $100 billion jobs bill when the Senate reconvenes next week.
Unemployed workers took to the streets the day after Memorial Day to demand jobs and extension of unemployment benefits.
Congress is about to vote on a bill that would end the Cuba travel ban and create an estimated 6,000 jobs in the U.S.
Ira Birkenfeld works with homeless people in Reno, Nevada.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- The need for good jobs brought New Haven community and union leaders to Mayor John DeStefano's office on May 19.