PHOENIX – Five arrests were made at a militant protest led by Arizona AFL-CIO leadership in response to ultra-right Senator Jon Kyl’s support for legislation to privatize Medicare.
Texas Governor Rick Perry recently told a Mexican American civil rights group that he was cutting $300,000 in funding that it needs to operate a job training and employment services program for veterans.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The basement of St. Rose Church was jam-packed, and the crowd spilled out into the streets for Connecticut’s statewide Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride kick-off rally July 23.
News analysis The attempted recall of California Democratic Gov. Gray Davis has all the markings of another Republican Florida-style ballot-box coup. The situation is very fluid and volatile, but the underlying class and social forces are shaping up for a mega-battle.
Families of the 3,000 people who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack welcomed release July 24 of a House-Senate intelligence report that outlined specific warnings to the FBI and CIA of an imminent attack which they did nothing to prevent.
Mientras oficiales de la Casa Blanca excusan al presidente George W. Bush, cientos de ciudadanos estadounidense están exigiendo que hagan una investigación sobre el porqué la administración Bush se fue a la guerra contra Irak.
Dress rehearsal for the nation? AUSTIN, Texas – After three years in power, the Bush administration’s vision is coming more sharply into focus.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – By a 9-2 vote, the Ann Arbor City Council passed a “resolution to safeguard the civil liberties of Ann Arbor residents,” according to a statement by the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union.
In some states, home and community-based alternatives are replacing nursing homes as the primary form of long-term elder care. Despite widespread support for home care for the elderly as more desirable and less costly, there are problems with this picture, including problems of quality assurance.
Around the country, state budgets have been in crisis. Rhode Island’s budget is no different, with a deficit in the hundreds of millions – a big number for a small state.