Voters in southern Arizona's Republican-leaning 8th Congressional District resoundingly defeated the candidate who threatened to abolish Social Security and Medicare.
Two thousand shrimp workers from Cambodia and Myanmar suffered human rights abuses and indentured servitude at the hands of Walmart.
Lugar's defeat is seen as a loss to advocates for a sensible foreign policy.
Many grow up learning to sing "This Land Is Your Land," but you likely didn't learn the little-known verses with Guthrie's critique of inequality.
The announcement was made as the enormous retail chain - and its attack on labor - became a focus of the annual May Day march held here yesterday.
Wal-Mart conducted a massive, illegal, $24 million bribery campaign in Mexico to aggressively expand its operations there, but Chicagoans say lavishing Wal-Mart money to push its agenda sounds familiar.
The statement has drawn quick condemnation from both Congressional progressives and from the Communist Party USA itself.
A great mix of older and newer comrades will discuss the growth of far-right extremism and how it can be defeated.
Actor Martin Sheen credits the Occupy Wall Street movement with changing the debate in the country and creating a new framework for this year's election.
Andrew Breitbart, a right-wing blogger and provocateur known for his attacks on labor, peace, civil rights and a host of other progressive organizations died late last night at the age of 43.