Category: Coast to coast

Philly DA reveals hidden Mumia files after court ruling

If Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner can be believed, on Dec. 28 while he and his staff were reportedly searching…

January 14, 2019 11:16 pm

Haitian workers fight racist deportations

Fighting racist deportation plans, Haitians went to federal district court in Brooklyn for a four-day hearing Jan. 7-10. Nine individuals,…

January 14, 2019 10:49 pm

Thousands of petitions for Mumia Abu-Jamal delivered to Philly DA

A community delegation delivered thousands of petitions to Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Jan. 7, asking him to not…

January 13, 2019 8:21 am

West Va. education workers hold walk-ins a year after historic strike

Jan. 10 -- One year after the nine-day work stoppage in West Virginia that paved the way for education worker…

January 11, 2019 5:06 pm

In New York City, workers win $15-an-hour

Spearheaded by a struggle of fast food workers that began more than six years ago, New York City has finally…

January 10, 2019 5:21 pm

Racism, sexism, Islamophobia — and double standards for cuss words

Congressperson Rashida Tlaib made history Jan. 2 when she proudly took the oath of office with her hand on the…

January 9, 2019 11:42 pm

On the Picket Line: LA Teachers to Strike

In “a hail-Mary pass” to stop the projected Jan. 10 strike by over 35,000 Los Angeles public school teachers and…

January 9, 2019 11:20 pm

As gov’t shutdown bites: Will Dems talk about the real crisis?

Jan. 8 — In the middle of a partial shutdown of the government which has already hurt millions of workers…

January 8, 2019 8:57 pm

Global pressure mounts on Philly DA Krasner to do right by Mumia

Nearly 200 people, enduring steady rain, demonstrated outside the office of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Jan. 5. It…

January 8, 2019 8:53 pm

On tenth anniversary of death, Oakland remembers Oscar Grant

Jan. 1 -- Over 200 people gathered at the Fruitvale BART Station in East Oakland to commemorate Oscar Grant and…

January 7, 2019 9:33 pm