In Oregon, the demand of low-wage workers for $15 an hour is moving from a distant dream to a growing reality.
Alice Peurala left an impressive legacy as a fighter for workers' rights and women's rights inside the labor movement.
With a grand jury decision looming, the authorities in Missouri have declared a preemptive war on anyone who speaks out against injustice.
New leaders for the Los Angeles teachers' union helped oust a superintendent and are gearing up for contract showdown.
The expulsion of the metalworkers' union from the main union federation in South Africa is part of a political realignment.
Members of the academic student workers union at University of California campuses are voting on a crucial BDS resolution.
The abrupt closure of Boston's largest homeless shelter has meant that hundreds of people lost their only place to stay.
Howie Hawkins and Brian Jones discuss the successes of their Green Party campaign in New York state--and where the struggle goes from here.
A Portland labor and immigrant rights organizer could be deported to a country where his life would be in danger.
A Green Party candidate for state Senate in Maine talks about what he learned by putting forward an independent alternative.
The announcement that a NASCAR star is being investigated for domestic abuse is getting a different response.
In the 1990s, UPS bought political influence to prevent laws that would challenge unsafe working conditions.
Election 2014 wasn't a warm embrace of Republican policies, but a cold shoulder to the Democrats and a rejection of the narrow options for voters.
The growing unrest over the disappearance of 43 students reached a new stage with protests and student strikes across Mexico.
Darby Tillis knew and could explain the criminal justice system from the inside out, and he worked passionately to expose it.
Darby traveled all over, whenever and wherever he was needed, to confront the racist criminal justice system.
Anti-racist activists swarmed an anti-immigrant rally organized by the largest neo-Nazi organization in the U.S.
A new book examines how grassroots struggles for gay and lesbian rights led to a fight for freedom and equality in the law.
The dysfunction of the U.S. system is so severe that even mainstream commentators question whether American can be called a democracy.
Building a genuinely independent political alternative is the only project worth our time when it comes to elections.
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