In this Labor Day message, Robert Reich, the former Secretary of Labor, breaks down what it’ll take for workers to get a fair share in this economy.
Against the backdrop of outrage in Congress over sexual abuse in the military, there was a nationwide moment of silence Saturday for a North County soldier. It coincided with renewed calls for the truth about how Lavena Johnson died.
Katie Barnett knew something was wrong when her key would no longer open her door. Upon returning home from a two-week trip, she was forced to crawl through a window into her house. Once inside, she saw that everything was gone.
Banking Bad, episode 4: It appears that Bank of America has engaged in one of their worst loan modifications to date as the "BOA" tries to squeeze the life out of homeowner Adrianne Powell. Adrianne is the kind of person to help someone in need; as an example, she gave her left kidney to save someone's life. This is irrelevant as Bank of America tells her they will help, and then continually "misplaces" the documents for her loan.
ALEC created the Stand Your Ground Law that allowed George Zimmerman to kill an unarmed, innocent black teenager and be acquitted in a court of law by a jury of his peers. The verdict is a travesty. But it's a travesty that goes much deeper than a courtroom in Sanford, Florida.
Members of Chicago Students Organizing to Save Our Schools speak out at a school board meeting against unjust and illegal school closures and draconic budget cuts. At 1:57 into the video, all hell breaks loose.
After the final nail in the coffin that should be putting this IRS fake scandal to rest, where we found out that the Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax exempt status also targeted those with names that included “Israel,” ”Progressive” and “Occupy," MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell had a suggestion to fix this matter once and for all.
During an interview with CNN, Daniel Ellsberg praised NSA leaker Eric Snowden for his "courage," and said he'd been waiting "decades" for someone like him to emerge.
Elizabeth Warren grilled Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on the Obama administration's opposition to breaking up the big Wall Street banks that are "too big to fail."
Petition: Families who were displaced by Sandy and are living in hotels need long-term affordable housing, not to be thrown out into the streets for the second time since the storm. Extend the April 30th deadline until all displaced families are placed into apartments that they can afford.