Stiff opposition and a divided Florida chamber have temporarily halted a move to privatize 27 prisons in South Florida.
Diane Ravitch, a national leader of the fight to defend public education, sounded the alarm about concerted efforts by corporate and right-wing forces to undermine democracy and destroy public education in the U.S.
In the aftermath of this past week's tragic killing of 49 exotic animals, including 18 rare Bengal Tigers, in Zanesville, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is scrambling to put a positive spin on the calamity.
Hundreds of Frederick County workers packed the county hearing room to speak to the five county commissioners two days in a row this week.
The old adage that people may want the ox gored, but not their ox, appears to hold true in the findings of an Quinnipiac poll published last week in Ohio.
Chicago City Council elections are shaping up to be a contest between a coalition of organized labor, the many racially and ethnically diverse communities, their organizations and small businesses against the big financial and corporate interests in the city.
Last week the nation saw a preview of life in an America as envisioned by ultra-right tea party types - a country where everything will be "privatized," more frightening than anything the cinema has to offer.
CHICAGO - Rumors that a plan to privatize this city's drinking water is in the pipeline have residents alarmed.
Republican Mayor Greg Ballard wants to sell the city's publicly owned water and sewer utility to Citizens Gas, putting hundreds of union jobs at risk.
Extreme poverty and hunger is growing across the country, yet, a majority of states don't reach their entire eligible populations.