Four organizers and activists were honored at this year's awards event sponsored by the People's World.
The Economic Policy Institute estimates 12.5 million workers will be newly eligible for overtime pay or see their existing rights strengthened, including 6.4 million women.
Advocates call for an independent investigation, as well as an end to U.S. military aid and military training in Honduras.
It's often forgotten, but May Day, the original, real, workers' holiday, originated in the U.S.
Convicted coal criminal Don Blankenship appeared in federal court for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Irene Berger last Wednesday.
Issues of race, poverty, and justice bubbled to the surface in an emotional hearing in late March.
South Carolinians desperately need better paying jobs, more accessible health care and better schools, but Governor Haley is using a $400 million surplus for tax cuts for the wealthy.
Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis were working for social justice before many of today's activists were born.
CSU students, faculty, alumns, and community gathered around the Thompson Center where many state offices are located to protest the state's budget impasse.
Is Sanders' greatest weakness his campaign's limited addressing of race? Or is he being unfairly targeted for taking on economic injustice?