In Florida, a state that only a few decades ago was officially segregated, some people think this possible disenfranchisement is no accident.
At least 25 students were arrested after occupying a campus administrative building in protest of the University of Washington's contract with Sodexo, a giant food service provider.
The new three-year contracts, including raises and benefit improvements and a return to work with former positions and hours, were approved by an overwhelming vote of 189 to 6.
The AFL-CIO signed groundbreaking partnership agreements with the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the National Guestworkers Alliance.
"We now live in a surveillance society," civil liberties attorney Chip Pitts charged, "and the dangerous thing is that [it is being] taken for granted, like water is for fish."
In the wake of his recent bid to end the collective bargaining rights of state employees, Scott Walker signed a bill that overturns Milwaukee's paid sick leave law.
With everything on the line, from Social Security and Medicare to the right to organize, working class families came out, many for the first time, to make their voices heard.
Now is Pete Seeger's 92nd birthday. Happy birthday Pete!
If the size of Mexican holidays can be measured by what happened in this suburb of Dallas on April 30, then we are going to see some real upsurge!
Criminalizing undocumented immigrants might make good politics, especially for Republicans supported by the tea party movement, but it would cripple the state's economy.