For nearly a decade, CFA has criticized the CSU Chancellor and the Board of Trustees for their failure to fight for the system or to challenge the political status quo that is threatening its vitality and its very future. Instead, we have seen quiet acceptance of every cut and public assurances that the CSU can [...]
The following resolution, presented by Plumbers and Fitters Local 393, was passed by unanimous vote at the South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council in San Jose, California on Monday 11/16/09.
National March on Washington for Jobs, Peace, Affordable Healthcare For All
and Ending Foreclosures and Evictions
Whereas, despite the so-called economic recovery, the economic crisis for working people has [...]
Blacks hit hard by economy’s punch
34.5 percent of young African American men are unemployed
Unemployment skyrockets for young African Americans
The nation’s rising unemployment has afflicted young African Americans at greater rates than any other socioeconomic group, reaching Great Depression proportions and accelerating a reversal of hard-won economic gains of the 1990s.
By V. Dion Haynes
Washington Post Staff [...]
Report: Foreclosure Crisis Hits Blacks, LatinosBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: November 17, 2009
Filed at 12:52 a.m. ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Black and Latinos are at a disproportionate risk in the ongoing foreclosure crisis because they are more likely than whites to have higher-cost mortgage loans and face higher unemployment rates, a report says.
The report from the [...]
Michael Moore Blasts House Healthcare Bill
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[The following resolution was adopted by the Delegates Meeting of the San Francisco Labor Council on Monday, November 23, 2009.]
For a Comprehensive Labor-Led Campaign for Economic Recovery, including a National March in the spring of 2010 in Washington, D.C. for Jobs, an End to the Wars and Occupations, Affordable Healthcare and Housing For All, [...]
For a Comprehensive Labor-Led Campaign for Economic Recovery, including a National March in the spring of 2010 in Washington, D.C. for Jobs, an End to the Wars and Occupations, Affordable Healthcare and Housing For All, a Sharp Increase in Corporate Taxation, and Full Funding for Public Education and Social Services
Resolved that AFT 1021 call on the AFL-CIO and Change to Win to organize a Solidarity Day III march on Washington D.C. in the spring of 2010 to demand jobs, housing, health care, full funding for public education and social services, and peace.
NOW Opposes Health Care Bill That Strips Millions of Women of Abortion Access
Says Bill Obliterates Women’s Fundamental Right to Choose
Statement of NOW President Terry O’Neill
The House of Representatives has dealt the worst blow to women’s fundamental right to self-determination in order to buy a few votes for reform of the profit-driven health insurance industry. We [...]
By John Nichols
The Affordable Health Care for America Act was approved by the U.S. House Saturday night with overwhelming support from progressive Democrats who serve in the chamber and from a president who was nominated and elected with the enthusiastic support of progressive voters.
But that does not mean that informed and engaged progressives are [...]