"I came from the people, I represent the people, I cannot be bought," Bruce Franks told People's World.
"Riders from the Republican leadership are a way to manipulate the rules in favor of the wealthy few and big corporations."
I believe today is both more necessary and possible for the party and its members to be involved in the labor movement.
Vito Marcantonio has been virtually erased from the study of the progressive movement of the 1930s and 40sand this has dealt a severe blow to the movement.
A panel at the American Constitution Society convention explores federal vs. state power in labor and human rights.
In 1983, Washington won the Democratic mayoral primary and later was elected the first African-American Mayor of Chicago, serving from 1983 until his death in 1987.
Major national progressive organizations and their trade union allies are flooding AT&T headquarters with calls demanding the company stop funding the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Local People's World readers and contributors held their annual Better World Awards banquet May 29, focusing on the fight for quality public education.
Reacting to the House Republicans' slash-and-burn 2012 budget proposals, progressives put forward a proposal that reflects "the values and priorities of working families in this country."
CHICAGO -- The only surprises in the Feb. 22 mayor's race were how quickly Rahm Emanuel's victory came in and the low voter turnout in the first mayor's race in decades that didn't have a Daley on the ballot.