While the pundits hyperventilated about the GOP victory in Massachusetts, Oregon voters sent the message: Tax the rich.
As political and business leaders gather for their annual meeting at the ultra-exclusive Swiss ski resort of Davos, the left is holding a gathering of its own.
Some 250 activists commemorated Martin Luther King Day in Chicago by protesting budget cuts in transportation, education and social services.
About 120 people came out to a powerful forum and fundraising event for Haiti at All Souls Church in Washington, D.C.
Bay Area supporters of abortion rights mobilized a counter-protest against anti-abortionists' "Walk for Life."
He taught millions about the hidden history of resistance in America--and he was a fixture of countless struggles for justice and equality.
A media report has revealed that three prisoners who allegedly committed suicide at Guantánamo may have been killed by their captors.
Around 120 people came out in Houston to remember Myra Ical, a transgender woman who was murdered on January 18.
The "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon showed how eager ordinary people are to help--but will the Haitian people get the aid they desperately need?
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.
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