A tentative agreement was reached one day after an estimated 1,000 teachers, parents and students rallied for a fair contract for the Sweetwater Education Association.
Some 200,000 people flooded Washington, D.C., filling the streets with rainbow flags and a festival-like atmosphere as part of the fight for LGBT civil rights.
The state of Texas is refusing to listen to pleas of innocence from another man--even as it prepares to pump lethal chemicals into his body.
A Chicago family threatened with eviction is celebrating after community members rallied to their defense and forced authorities to intervene on their behalf.
Marek Edelman, the last surviving leader of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, passed away on October 2 at the age of 90.
Rochester Students for a Democratic Society’s “Funk the War 2” was brutally attacked by police on October 7.
More than 100 activists gathered on October 6 to demand that the trial Officer Johannes Mehserle remain in Alameda County.
More than 70 activists congregated in Lampron Park in Northampton, Mass., for the New England Trans United March.
The National Equality March in Washington represents a renewal of the kind of activism that's needed on many other issues.
Like the civil rights struggles of the 1960s, today's movement for LGBT equality didn't appear overnight. It's been shaped by decades of organizing.
Capitalism depends for its survival on divisions created in the working class, so the struggle for a new society must challenge those divisions.
The book And They Were Wonderful Teachers is a timely reminder of what happens when scapegoating is allowed to take place without a challenge.
Like the 19th century railroad barons who built their fortunes from the public trough, the health care lobbies can spot a bonanza in the making.
Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story is an incredible indictment of the current system. But what should replace it?
New Orleans Saints linebacker Scott Fujita explains why he's supporting the National Equality March for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
Liberal Yukio Hatoyama was elected prime minister of Japan by promising change, but how far will he go in challenging Japan's big capitalists?
Health care activists in New York City sat in at insurance giant Aetna as part of a day of action for single-payer health care.
Activists gathered in San Francisco to elect delegates to a committee that will coordinate efforts to repeal Proposition 8 in 2010.
More than 200 activists rallied in response to a demonstration in Minneapolis by members of a neo-Nazi group.
The Obama administration is embroiled in a debate over Gen. Stanley McChrystal's proposal for a further escalation of troops to Afghanistan.
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