"We are not dealing with your parents' and grandparents' Republican Party, and if we don't recognize the danger, we could lose everything."
On September 9, family and friends plan to honor Baltimore's "Renaissance Man" - veteran Peoplesworld.org journalist Tim Wheeler.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, legendary union organizer and later a leader of the Communist Party USA, was born Aug. 7, 1890.
He noted that it was only nine years ago that a massive blackout shut the lights off across one quarter of the North American continent.
Workers are rallying, picketing and marching all over the country today, the day that marks three years since there has been no increase in the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.
That more than met the requirement of at least 385,253 signatures from half (44) of Ohio's 88 counties.
The Memphis Bus Riders Union was created to "raise the level of service provided by the public transit system as well as ensuring greater accountability over policies and practices."
"We don't want to outsource our jobs. We're gonna keep on fighting till we get a decent contract."
At a packed press conference the AFL-CIO, joined by the NAACP, the National Council of La Raza and the Generational Alliance, announced the launching of what could be the biggest voter protection effort in U.S. history.