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National Day of Action

Dad Of Slain WDBJ Reporter To Lead #WhateverItTakes Gun Control Rally In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics

After his daughter, WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker, and her colleague Adam Ward were shot dead on live television last month,...

The High Cost of Fighting for $15

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Raises would, of course, cost these billion-dollar corporations something. More costly, though, is the price paid by minimum-wage workers who have not received a raise in six years. Even more dear is what these workers have paid for their campaign to get raises. Managers have harassed, threatened and fired them.

Taking A Stand Against Racism

Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron | Posted 05.27.2015 | Impact
Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron

The YWCA -- with more than 200 local associations in 47 states -- invites Mr. Schultz, Starbucks and everyone to participate in our annual Stand Against Racism campaign, beginning with a National Day of Action on April 23.

Joy Resmovits

Teachers Union Dropping $1.2 Million On New Campaign | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The American Federation of Teachers union is unveiling a seven-figure advertisement campaign ahead of Dec. 9, a day that the group has billed as a "na...

Alan Grayson: Severe Cuts 'Will Cause Pain'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Two and a half weeks after sequestration took effect, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is not standing back in the face of the severe cuts. The Other 98...

Workers Rising: A Unified Fight for New York's Workers

Camille Rivera | Posted 09.26.2012 | New York
Camille Rivera

Normally, folks in the organizing and grassroots activist community tend to work in their own little silos, fighting their individual fights. Sure, they sometimes join forces -- not often enough on this scale.

Tyler Kingkade

College Students Plan U.S. Walkout On Thursday | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.01.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Thousands of U.S. college students will walk out of class Thursday in a coordinated day of protest against what may be another year of sig...

Student Activists Prep For National Day Of Action

Neon Tommy | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Wayne Scherer will be one of many people in San Diego dressed for a funeral on Thursday. The 27-year-old anthropology student will be mourning the ...

UC Day Of Action: Thousands Protest Across State

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Today is the National Day of Action To Defend Public Education. Students across the country are holding protests, walk-outs and teach-ins to decry the...

How Sports Attacks Public Education

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

This is the world that students see every day: boosters and alumni come first, while they've been instructed to cheer their teams, pay their loans, and mind their business.

A National Day of Action to Stop Stupak

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

Today I feel like I'm still 18, in the fall of 1968, gathering nickels, dimes and dollars for a friend to take the bus to Rapid City, South Dakota to get an (illegal) abortion.

Pitchfork Toting Townsfolk Menace Fortress Aetna

Suzanne Langlois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzanne Langlois

Judging by the police presence, it seemed that the third largest insurance company in the country had endeavored to harden its perimeter should civil disobedience rear its ugly head.