This Wednesday, cooks and cashiers at Morehead State University (MSU) will vote to unionize in order to bargain for a liveable wage. The workers are employed by Aramark, whose top executive makes 1,817 times more per year than their average worker.
Republican policies have nudged it toward big gains at the top and stagnation for everyone else. When will the leading Republican hopefuls recognize the economy has to work for everyone and not just a few?
The most egregious example of "Americide" is our country's treatment of African-Americans. It's exhibited in the many profitable corporations—manufacturers, banks, insurance, railroad—that had their roots in slavery.
The massacre in northern Nigeria has killed and injured hundreds, possibly thousands. Boko Haram, a military terrorist group in Africa, is responsible for this horrific attack.
Three sheriff’s deputies have recently been charged with mishandling an arrestee of civil rights. Conspiracy, to deprive an individual of civil rights, is punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
Pope Francis has recently visited the Philippines, a country that has been dramatically influenced by climate change, in order to give Vatican talks and teachings about the warming of our Earth.
A lot of smoke will be blowing through the U.S. District Court in Alexandria during the next few weeks as the Obama administration and the CIA hierarchy are clearly eager to see Jeffrey Sterling punished in a big way.
Although acting Director Joseph Clancy demoted four assistant directors, they are now free to resign or report for new assignments within the Secret Service or its parent agency, DHS. Has the Secret Service suffered from a lack of leadership?
In the wake of the violence in France, people from around the world expressed solidarity with the victims, and with the people of France. Although the world leaders posed for a photo op to show they were there, it was the people who led the day.
The takeover is complete. We must come up with a strategy to unite all activist movements and win back our independence from the corporate state.