Monthly Archives: December 2014

$1.1 Trillion Spending Bill Great for Wall Street and the Rich, Major Setback for Working Class

When the smoke finally cleared and the 1,600-page omnibus spending bill enacted by Congress was published, one thing was abundantly clear: Wall Street and the big banks and corporations had a lot to cheer about, while the labor movement and … Continue reading

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The Mid-Term Elections, Latino Voters, and Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration

Last September, one week after President Obama announced that he was postponing until after the mid-term elections his long-promised decision to protect 11 million undocumented immigrants from deportation by executive action, Latino activists across the country were furious. (Administration spokespersons … Continue reading

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March on Washington Dec. 13—Demand Justice for Brown, Garner, Rice and Other Victims of Police Killings

The National Action Network (NAN) headed by Rev. Al Sharpton has issued a Call for a demonstration in Washington D.C. on Saturday, December 13. The Call was announced in the aftermath of the grand jury’s decision not to indict police … Continue reading

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