Exxon Mobil Corp. stands out among the nation's oil giants in one big way: it is spending millions of dollars to fund an enormous network of extreme right-wing groups.
NEW YORK - As Mayor Michael Bloomberg's budget axe chops at public workers and services, a large section of the City Council wants another solution: tax the rich.
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.
Three of five propositions on the June 8 California primary ballot are an assault on the voting rights of the people, and on their pocketbooks.
DALLAS -- Workers in front of Bank of America here in Dallas on Tax Day, April 15, demanded that banks help pay to create the 11 million jobs lost as a result of the economic crisis created by the nation's large financial institutions.
A day after Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., vowed to block all future jobs bills, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights called on members of Congress to co-sponsor the Local Jobs for America Act.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As Rhode Islanders recover from the state's worst flooding in 200 years, questions are being raised about why the damage was so great.
Representatives of Better Choices for Connecticut released a report outlining several options to stop Governor Rell's proposed budget cuts on vital needs and services by taxing the rich.
The rich are getting richer, and they are paying fewer taxes.
With 35 percent unemployment in building trades and looming state budget cuts to education, labor unions and allies are demanding Wall Street banks pay their "fair share."