"Anyone who wants to cut Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid benefits to finance tax giveaways for the rich must have a heart two sizes too small."
More U.S. soldiers are now killing themselves than are being killed in the wars in the Middle East. The Army brass ordered the stand down after July figures showed a record high 26 soldiers died in probable suicides. Find out what GIs and veterans are doing to prevent it.
Marian Bacon has worked at The Memphis Center for Independent Living, an action and advocacy organization for people with disabilities, for over five years.
Anti-foreclosure campaigners gathered to demand that banks stop foreclosure proceedings against a group of elderly veterans - most in their 90s - who are threatened with the loss of their homes.
Military families gave Tammy Duckworth a hero's welcome as the congressional candidate who lost both legs walked to the speakers platform.
The Shelby County Commission, in a 9 to 1 vote, agreed to provide $450,000 to help fund programs and housing for people currently experiencing homelessness.
U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars threw their medals towards the site of the NATO Summit May 20 in what was called the most dramatic antiwar action by ex-GIs since Vietnam.
They protested the killing of 17 civilians by a U.S. soldier earlier in the month and other atrocities against Afghan civilians, and demanded an end to nearly eleven years of war.
Veterans are observing Veterans Day by joining the "99 percent" in Occupy Wall Street and denouncing deadly wars fought to enrich the wealthy.
PeoplesWorld.org marks this Veterans Day with a question to the Republicans in Congress. Plus links to related stories.