American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten is not happy with a new student borrower proposal by the U.S. Department of Education.
Last month, we learned that corporate tax receipts are near a 75-year low as a share of the overall economy and that the federal budget deficit is increasing far faster than the White House and its congressional allies had predicted.
Whether it was Lower Manhattan or in Los Angeles, labor leaders and activists took to the streets to protest the White House’s immigration policies.
The last session of the Supreme Court produced a host of decisions that turned back the clock on social, political and economic justice.
The labor movement lives
April 4 marked one of the darkest days in U.S. history: the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout his activist years, Dr. King endured many death threats, but in the last years ...
Each February we celebrate our achievements and take stock of the progress we’ve made on our long march to freedom.
This month we celebrate the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth.
Early Dec. 2, under the cover of darkness, the Republican-led Senate passed—strictly along party lines—a tax overhaul bill that could represent the greatest transfer of wealth in our history from working people and the poor to the nation’s biggest corporations ...
One year after the national Election Day catastrophe, political pundits and the mainstream media continue to dissect the results.
Every 20 years, the people of New York State are asked via statewide ballot to vote on whether to call a convention to revise our state’s constitution. A constitutional convention sounds fine in theory.
As Congress returns to work after its annual August recess, we need to step up our resistance efforts. On Congress’ agenda are a number of packages that will affect us all.
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, let us remember...
Recently we joined our friends and allies in cheering the defeat of Senate bills to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and deny health care to millions of Americans.
Gearing up for a possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo is looking to shore up health care for his constituents.