Fast-food workers are walking off the job in about 100 cities today in what organizers call their largest action to date.
By MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT
Mr. President, The Lion of Wealth Doesn’t Want to Share Food With the Sheep of Need. It Wants to Eat Them.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran had been invited to Kingston for talks by Nicholson after Port of Spain had refused entry to 13 Jamaican nationals last month that had escalated into a threat of a trade war between the two CARICOM members.
By Eleanor J Bader, Truthout | Book Review
Historian Barbara Winslow’s fascinating portrait of trailblazer Shirley Chisholm (1926-2005) offers activists and organizers an inside look at one woman’s political ascent.
By Andrea Germanos
On Monday, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson warned that the impoverished nation was “descending into complete chaos before our eyes.”
This is an excerpt of a town hall meeting held at the Resurrection Community Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Pa. on November 22, 2013. The title theme of the town hall meeting, sponsored by the INSTITUTE OF THE BLACK WORLD 21st CENTURY (IBW), was “Time to Heal Black Families & Communities.
By Nicole Flatow, ThinkProgress
A teen who spent three years in a notorious New York jail without ever having been convicted or put on trial is coming forward after filing a lawsuit against New York City.
By Alyssa Figueroa, AlterNet A Walmart worker who was fired after taking part in the longest strike ever against the corporation continues to fight for his former co-workers.