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May Day -- Then and Now

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Unlike the rest of the world's democracies, the United States doesn't use the metric system, doesn't require employers to provide workers with paid vacations, hasn't abolished the death penalty and doesn't celebrate May Day as an official national holiday.

20 Activists Who Are Changing America

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

You might not know it if your only source of information is the mainstream media, but there's a vibrant grassroots progressive movement winning victories, raising awareness and changing lives in every part of the country.

19 Young Activists Changing America

Bill Moyers | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Who are the young radicals and reformers among us now whose names may not be well-known to the general public, but whose activism is leading the country in a more progressive direction?

19 Activists Who Are Changing America

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

You might not know it if your only source of information is the mainstream media, but there's a vibrant grassroots progressive movement winning victories, raising awareness and changing lives in every part of the country.

Missing Movements?

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Politicians dominate most stories about key issues, pushing the movements to the margins. Almost every American who is paying attention to the news knows the name of Senator Ted Cruz, but how many can name an immigrant rights or labor leader?

May Day Rallies Reflect Urgency of Pending Immigration Reform

Peter Dreier | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Unlike the rest of the world's democracies, the United States doesn't use the metric system, doesn't require employers to provide workers with paid vacations, hasn't abolished the death penalty, and doesn't celebrate May Day as an official national holiday.

President Obama's Deeds: The Greatest Tribute to Martyred Romero

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

What did the president's visit to El Salvador, a nation that exports immigrants to the United States by the thousands each and every day, mean to the prospects of updated immigration laws?