Legislation that would guarantee to fine artists a percentage of the profits whenever their work is sold on the secondary market looks to be heading back for a rewrite, perhaps as soon as this fall.
It's now painfully clear that the president has put out a contract on the Fourth Amendment. And at the Capitol, the hierarchies of both parties are stuffing it into the trunks of their limousines, so each provision can be neatly fitted with cement shoes and delivered to the bottom of the Potomac.
If you don't see the name of your Congress member on that list, you live in a House district without a representative standing up for economic decency.
For the social compact of the United States, most of the Congressional Progressive Caucus has gone missing.
Today, 14 of my colleagues joined me in speaking out against the war in Afghanistan. Congress is deeply complicit in maintaining and continuing the war, but if enough members join our voices, maybe an end to this travesty can be in sight.
Parents flying with small children have a new advocate in Washington.
In the past 15 months, several lawsuits by artists have been filed against collectors, art galleries and auctioneers Christie's, Sotheby's and even eBay, for failing to pay a percentage of the profits, referred to as royalties, when artworks are sold in California on the secondary market.
Never in the history of this country has Congress ever restricted the right of the White House or State Department to meet with representatives of a foreign state, even in wartime. If this measure passes, it will establish a dangerous precedent.
Amidst all the blather about "shared sacrifice," there is one other group of powerful people that are largely escaping budget pain, in the plans of leaders of both parties, besides the super-rich: the partisans of the Empire.
Roi Whaley probably never imagined the United States government would play a role in ripping his family apart. The Gulfport, Mississippi resident h...
August in Washington means the beginning of the official "silly season" of politics. This is because Congress takes the whole month off, and politica...
The Clean Ports Act is the singular and simplest solution to 'green' this blue-collar workforce and eliminate the sweatshops on wheels that have plagued a critical U.S. industry for too long.
Please consider participating in a 24 hour Fast Against Torture in memory of all those illegally and unethically tortured around the world, including, most importantly, those tortured and waterboarded by the Bush-Cheney Administration.
Unlike their straight neighbors, gay Americans do not have the ability to sponsor their spouses or partners for residency in the United States. As a result, many of them are facing imminent separation.
Arianna joined Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) on MSNBC's "The Dylan Ratigan Show" to discuss the consequences of the gulf oil spill, both in terms of publ...
Graduate employees at NYU hope to become the first union of its kind at a private university since they were stripped of federal labor law protections by Bush appointees in 2004.