Police and city officials faced a chilly reception at a community meeting in Providence from people who came to raise police brutality.
Forty activists turned out in support of abortion rights at a rally in Chicago on January 22, in recognition of the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
The failure of Barack Obama to accomplish anything that was expected of him is feeding demoralization and anger among his most enthusiastic supporters.
An immigrant rights activist who was in Haiti when the earthquake hit describes how U.S. and IMF policies contributed to the suffering.
National Nurses United put out a call for volunteers, and the response was overwhelming--despite the attitude of the U.S. military.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates confirmed that the mercenary firm Blackwater is operating with U.S. forces in Pakistan.
On January 14, Chicago police torture victim Michael Tillman walked out of the Cook County court building in Chicago a free man.
California's Arnold Schwarzenegger is proposing to reduce state spending on prisons--by further privatizing the prison system.
Criticisms of Avatar for being formulaic fail to mention the film's spectacular imagery--the work of James Cameron and thousands of artists.
The U.S. media's coverage of the earthquake in Haiti leaves out any mention of an older disaster--the long and bloody record of U.S. intervention.
Actions by members of the Portland Association of Teachers have shown that there's widespread support for the union.
Gauging from the response of U.S. conservatives, Haiti needs a police force rather than aid to help it emerge from its devastation.
On January 13, the owners of all 32 NFL teams asked the U.S. Supreme Court to shield them from anti-trust laws.
AFSCME Local 3299 members protested an attempt by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab to replace union drivers by commandeering a bus.
With U.S. forces obstructing aid and beefing up "security" while Haitians die, no one should accept that the U.S. is motivated by "humanitarianism."
Given the examples of Iraq, Afghanistan and now Haiti, it seems like the U.S. knows how to do little other than occupy.
A Pennsylvania death row political prisoner was moved closer to the execution chamber by a decision of the U.S. Supreme Court.
A conservative candidate won elections for Chile's presidency, marking a return of the forces that supported the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.
The two-week Olympic spectacle will leave in its wake a legacy of debt, deepening impoverishment and violations of civil and social rights.
Over 500 activists converged on the Manchester Grand Hyatt to voice outrage over owner Doug Manchester's treatment of LGBT people and employees.
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