In June, the Alabama state legislature passed HB 56 – the harshest anti-immigrant law in the country – which, among other provisions, allows police to arrest anyone they may suspect are here illegally and do not have papers. Last week, Read More »
Join us on Friday, December 2nd at 12:30 p.m. for a very special “Concerts at the Cadillac” featuring singer Susaye Greene – best known as the last member to join the Motown group the Supremes. In her time with the Read More »
Ed. Note: This piece was first published at In These Times.
Passing through the halls one day in September, Martha Reyes stopped to see why a group of her Hyatt co-workers stood laughing in front of a bulletin board. Looking Read More »
To the Editor:
Why should SEIU UHW bosses bother with costly ballot initiatives? They have already done more than their part to reduce health care costs by making secret deals with corporate bosses to cut their members’ wages and benefits Read More »
Last week, SEIU-UHW filed two statewide initiatives for California’s 2012 ballot: the Charity Care Act, which sets a 5% minimum level for charity care payments for nonprofit hospitals, and the Fair Healthcare Pricing Act, which prohibits hospitals from charging more Read More »
As thousands of students, faculty members, and activists gathered at the campuses of the University of California at Davis, Merced, and Los Angeles, about 50 concerned demonstrators squeezed into the main venue of a four-way teleconferenced Board of Regents meeting Read More »
Just 40 years ago, most Americans rubbed elbows with neighbors from a fairly wide cross-section of income levels. But today’s rich, Census data show, are keeping everyone else at arm’s length — and more.
How many neighborhoods have you ever Read More »
To the Editor:
In the State of San Francisco Progressive Politics, you say that “Lee ran on a progressive jobs platform, and was elected because voters responded to this historically progressive stance.”
Ed Lee took huge amounts of corporate money Read More »