The CPUSA will host a Google Hangout with Jacobin magazine founding editor Bhaskar Sunkara and Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA co-editor Michael Steven Smith.
The pay hike would start Jan. 1 under new contracts that fast food firms would sign with the military PXs, where military personnel and families buy food and goods at reduced rates.
The president signed the order in a dramatic White House ceremony as Lilly Ledbetter stood beside him; it marked Equal Pay Day, the day that marks how long a woman must work into 2014 to earn the same as a man did in 2013.
Effa Louise Manley co-owned the Newark Eagles baseball franchise in the Negro leagues with her husband Abe Manley. Her influence extended beyond baseball; she was active in the civil rights movement and a social activist.
Immigrants' advocates should step up efforts in the states, regardless of the fate of comprehensive immigration reform in D.C., a panel discussing the issue says.
Wells was an outstanding civil rights activist and journalist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
A Center for American Progress report found that raising the minimum wage will not only benefit workers and the local economy, but also will reduce taxpayer costs.
College and graduate students from across the nation met at the 45th annual "Grassroots Legislative Conference," hosted by the United States Student Association, which has strong ties with the labor movement.
On March 24, 1974, the Coalition of Labor Union Women was founded by some 3,000 women trade unionists from 58 labor organizations at a meeting in Chicago.
Imagine living in a city striving to win the 2016 Republican Convention, already accepted a convention for the worst anti-worker political organizers in America, and trying to privatize their entire school district.