Activists said they were inspired, "fired up and ready to go" at The Voices for Jobs, Equality & Peace - People's World Amistad Awards Concert held in New Haven, Connecticut Dec. 5.
The right-wing Republican agenda is becoming more apparent as we inch closer and closer to January 2011 and the start of the new legislative session.
The city of Hamtramck, Mich., is $3 million in debt and will run out of money by the end of January. It has sought permission from the state to file for bankruptcy, a move never before taken by a Michigan municipality. This could be a preview of what may happen to many cities and towns statewide.
Passing the DREAM Act is about young people and their future, say labor and immigration reform advocates.
As federal unemployment benefits expired for 800,000 Americans Tuesday, people rallied in downtown Cleveland to demand extension of this critical lifeline.
Three leaders have been named as recipients of the Amistad Award to be presented here by the People's World on Sunday, Dec. 5.
If Congress fails to immediately extend benefits more than two million jobless workers will lose their lifeline in December.
Supporters of the DREAM act range from the labor movement to self-identified conservatives.
California's labor movement was the game-changer in the state's Democratic election sweep.
ReeAnne Halonen got her last wish. A Dixieland band on Nov. 14 led family and friends with trumpet and trombone blaring in a funeral procession up the street to a park two blocks from her home.