The solution, in any case, is only temporary with another showdown or shutdown possible again early next year.
Misinformation about the Affordable Care Act continues to flood every possible means of human communication, filling people's heads with lies and nonsense. (There are NO "death panels"!)
An Indiana judge ruled the state's "right-to-work" (for less) law is unconstitutional.
The willful wrongdoings of Bank of America were "put on trial" this week. The jury was composed of 200 housing and labor activists and the witnesses against BoA were actors playing parts. But the testimony was real.
The Republican leadership in the House has been threatening to use parliamentary tricks to stop a reform bill even if it has majority support.
By signing the new law, the Republican governor replaced one of the best voting laws in the country with one that is arguably now the worst.
Disabled workers at Goodwill Industries have an on-line petition (by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network) demanding decent wages from the charity.
Beginning in 2006, the city of Farmers Branch, Texas, passed a series of housing ordinances designed to prevent undocumented immigrants from being able to rent apartments or homes.
A panel at the American Constitution Society convention explores federal vs. state power in labor and human rights.
The ruling comes following a three-week trial in July and August over a pattern of unlawful practices by Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office on immigration sweeps and traffic stops.