Laughter, tears, and vivid memories flowed at the DuBois Clubs reunion as about 100 men and women celebrated the 50th anniversary of the multi-racial, working class, youth organization.
Several socialist organizations came together last week to discuss how to better unite the left.
Why are tens of thousands again prepared to march in Detroit? "We need a better Detroit, better Michigan, better jobs, and better justice, to turn the dream of 1963 into the reality of 2013."
Sister Simone Campbell was upbeat on the possibility of meaningful immigration reform.
Matthew Hendricks, a resident of the Lower East Side's Smith Houses, described NYCHA subcontractors as "incompetent" and typical of "indifference to residents of public housing."
"Everything is very democratic," says Melvin Maclin. "We operate by one man one vote. We run things just like in our local. Our fight is far from over. At least we have a base to work from."
By a 45-3 margin, the NYC Council on May 8 passed a bill mandating paid sick or family leave for millions of workers in thousands of businesses. The margin can override any threatened mayoral veto.
Letter Carriers from coast to coast will collect non-perishable food on their 21st annual food drive, on Saturday, May 11. The food is distributed locally, to "free food" pantries, homeless shelters, and other institutions that feed the poor
Calls for justice for immigrants and rights for workers rang out all across San Jose as thousands marched three miles from predominantly Latino east San Jose to a rally at San Jose City Hall.
A crowd packed Berkeley City Hall to celebrate the life of Maudelle Shirek, an extraordinary woman dubbed "the conscience of the council."