Organizers of the AFSCME Council 31 convention made huge blocks of time available to speeches that cheered on the Democrats.
With the unemployment system mostly automated, the number of people in the office wasn't big. But their problems were.
Jamie Leigh Jones was raped in Iraq while working for KBR--and the company has done everything it can ever since to stop her from getting justice.
Non-human animals don't possess the attributes that would allow them to engage in activities we associate with "liberation" and "rights."
It's rare when athletes respond to a dreary, clichéd question with a stimulating answer. So thank you, LeBron James.
A victory in approving Referendum 71 would give a boost of confidence to pro-LGBT forces and demoralize the right-wing bigots.
More than 100 people turned out at San Francisco State University for a General Assembly to discuss advancing the fight against budget cuts.
Even before the recession, U.S. workers were losing ground rapidly--and if current trends continue, the future looks more difficult than ever.
Several hundred people will gather at the University of California at Berkeley this weekend to chart a course of action to defend public education.
Electrical workers in Mexico are mobilizing to defend their union after police occupied workplaces and the government fired 44,000 unionists.
You can show a child anything, as long as it's the truth. That's the idea behind Maurice Sendak's book Where the Wild Things Are, and Spike Jonze's new film.
Two union leaders in Colombia representing workers at the important Tenaris steel tube plant have gotten death threats.
Texas is under fire for the execution of Cameron Todd Willingham, but on October 27, it is scheduled to execute Reginald Blanton, despite his claims of innocence.
At a recent event hosted by the Democratic Party, Code Pink spent $30,400 to have a dinner and then a photo-op with President Obama.
The insurance companies are attacking health care legislation, but their recently issued report shows how they will try to profit off reform.
The Palestinian Authority was forced to retreat from helping Israel to suppress a UN report documenting war crimes during the Gaza assault.
The killing of an unarmed 15-year-old by police has touched off a surge of anger and protest in Champaign, Ill.
The new play The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later made its world premiere this month, bringing a timely message about combating homophobia in America.
LGBT activists marched on the Rhode Island statehouse days after Gov. Donald Carcieri delivered an address to a right-wing antigay group.
Activists gathered for a vigil to support Fahad Hashmi, who has been imprisoned for over two years as part of the "war on terror."
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