If confirmed, Brown will hear and decide cases involving working families’ fundamental rights and protections, such as the freedom to form unions and the right to safe workplaces.
The organizations forming the AfterDowningStreet.org coalition include: Global Exchange, Gold Star Families for Peace, Democrats.com, Veterans for Peace, Code Pink, Progressive Democrats of America, and Democracy Rising.
State District Judge Joe Hart ruled Thursday that Texas law is clear: hundreds of thousands of unreported corporate and individual donations to Texans for a Republican Majority (TRMPAC) were used to affect the outcome of Texas House elections in 2002...This activity is an apparent violation of House ethics rules, as it seems DeLay used his position and influence in Congress to solicit campaign donations for his PAC
If the United States were merely attempting to breathe life into democracy in Iraq, our military would have been replaced by international peacekeeping forces long ago. Instead, it appears that plans have always included the construction of a dozen or more permanent U.S. military bases within the borders of this damaged, oil rich country.
'...rally participants wore masks of CEO Charles Schwab and held signs saying “Double Talk Chuck,” mocking the company’s current ad campaign to “Talk to Chuck.” Clients and investors called on the company to withdraw from corporate coalitions and groups that are actively promoting plans by President Bush and California Governor Schwarzenegger to slash guaranteed retirement benefits for millions of workers.
Right-wing religious groups that helped mobilize voters to continue the Republican Party’s ruling status in the last election are outraged over the Senate filibuster compromise related to Bush’s judicial nominations late last night.
Last year we learned the Bush Administration erased fact sheets about equal pay for women workers from federal government web sites. But George W. Bush can't erase his record.
Nationally and locally, right-wing Republicans are out to destroy Medicaid. They believe that the public health and medical service program is inefficient and unprofitable.
The movement of African Americans for full social, economic and political equality has always been decisive to the struggle for democracy and the advance towards socialism.
Religion’s role in the political arena has sharpened because the ruling class has harnessed a sector of the Christian religious community to serve its interests.