Immigrant rights activists picketed City Hall as hearings were held on Chicago police collaboration with federal immigration authorities.
Bolivia's president increased his vote in last weekend's recall referendum, but the right is more emboldened in its drive against him.
After working eight days without a contract, and hours before a strike deadline was to expire, the CWA and IBEW announced a tentative agreement with Verizon.
The reason novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn appeared so contradictory is a question at the center of the second half of the 20th century.
Hundreds of immigrant rights supporters mobilized on a day’s notice to send a message to the racist Minutemen that immigrants are welcome here.
Dozens of labor unionists and young progressives gathered outside the Zimbabwean embassy on July 21 to protest the illegitimate government of Robert Mugabe.
The history of the International Olympic Committee is one of politics, power and greed--from conmen bilking host cities for millions to fascist sympathizers.
Tensions over security and a state crackdown in the lead-up to the Beijing Olympic Games have been building for months, as has protest.
Israeli policies over the past 15 years have convinced increasing numbers of Palestinians that the idea of a two-state solution isn't viable.
Rather than expel the Freightliner Five, the UAW should be putting them on tour to raise funds for the campaign to get their jobs back and build support for organizing the South.
As the Democratic National Convention approaches, Denver activists are organizing for a week of protest, teach-ins and concerts.
ExxonMobil posted the highest quarterly profits in U.S. history, even as unemployment rose to a four-year high.
On the evening of July 7, a reverend who runs a homeless shelter for gay and transgender teens in Astoria, Queens, was brutally assaulted.
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Despite the latest statistics showing U.S. economic growth, the figures on jobs and inflation reflect an economy that's still on the decline a year after the financial crisis began.
It’s an old childhood adage that "it takes one to know one," but what phrase better describes John McCain when it comes to "playing the race card"?
The lies told to justify the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are being repeated to justify new wars today.
A lot has happened since Nas' album Hip-Hop Is Dead--Jena, Sean Bell, and other high-profile incidents of racist injustice--and the rapper's new album shows it.
Stewart O'Nan's novella The Last Night at the Lobster takes a moving and much-needed look at the working day.
The murder of Luis Ramírez by white teenagers in Shenandoah, Pa., is the horrifying outcome of a climate of hate and scapegoating whipped up against undocumented immigrants.
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