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Biden: "Unions Built The Middle Class In America"

You didn't build that... Unions did. Vice President Joe Biden gave a 'rousing' Labor Day speech this morning explaining that "Unions did, in fact, build the middle-class... and that built The United States of America as we know it." Seems like the policies since the crash have not been helping... Show More Summary

WWII 75th Anniversary: Germany Invades Poland, Launches Bloodiest War in Human History

On this day, 75 years ago, the bloodiest war in human history broke out when Nazi Germany, fresh off of signing a nonaggression pact with the Soviet Union, invaded Poland. Though two years would pass before the United States entered the war, the conflict would profoundly change the American role in the world. Show More Summary

Sen. Menendez Calls For Arming Ukraine

Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Robert Menendez (D. NJ), was on CNN's "State of the Union" today, advocating that the U.S. start arming the Ukraine so they can fight back against Russia's invasion: "We... should...Show More Summary

Dem Senator Blasts Obama's Inaction in Ukraine

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Senate Foreign Relations chairman Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) blasted President Barack Obama's inaction against Russia's “direct invasion” into Eastern Ukraine saying it is a "watershed moment" and if the United States does not aggressively assist Ukraine the "consequences" will "flow even far beyond" Russia. Show More Summary

It’s A Victory For Kody Brown And His Four ‘Sister Wives’

Kody Brown, 44, and his four wives (Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn, known collectively as the “sister wives“) can now have a legal union in their home state of Utah. District Court Judge Clarke Waddoups passed the following judgement: “It is hereby ordered, adjudged, and decreed that Utah Code Ann. Show More Summary

CNN Brings On Formerly Convicted Majority Leader Tom DeLay To Weigh In On Perry Indictment

Why, oh why does anyone at CNN believe their audience has something to gain by listening to what this slimy character thinks about the Rick Perry indictment? On this Sunday's State of the Union, host Candy Crowley interviewed formerShow More Summary

Dem Rep. to CNN: You Don’t Just Rush into Iraq Because Media Wants You To

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Representative Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) tried to put the brakes on the American invasion of Iraq Sunday morning, which it seemed State of the Union host Candy Crowley was about to lead herself, arguing that the U.S. can't just rush into combat operations because the media felt a sense of urgency.

EU leaders to pick new foreign policy chief

European Union leaders are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation bloc’s foreign policy chief for the next five years. The heads of state and government are widely expected to nominate Italy’s Foreign Minister...Show More Summary

EU leaders seek riposte to Russia

European Union leaders gather in Brussels Saturday to thrash out a response to Russia's deeper involvement in war-torn Ukraine and to bring new faces to key EU posts. The 28 heads of state and government sit down for talks as accusations...Show More Summary

State of the Unions This Labor Day: Losing Battles in the States

Corbis Unions have taken a beating this year from state courts and legislatures. The most notable beat-down came in Wisconsin this summer when the state Supreme Court upheld a law limiting collective bargaining rights for public workers. Show More Summary

Obama is Pushing to Let Hawaii Secede From the Union

In 1950, a vast majority of native Hawaiians voted to join the United States of America, and less than ten years later, Hawaii was officially a state. Two Democrats from

People’s War in India Clippings 29/8/2014

MHA upbeat about high number of Naxal surrender Buoyed by a significant spurt in the surrender of Maoist cadres, particularly in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, the Union Home Ministry has advised all Naxal-hit States to ensure proper rehabilitation measures and implementation of welfare schemes to encourage others to shun violence. The latest [...]

Merkel Holds Out European Union Membership to Balkan States

The German leader calls for speedy progress in the accession of former Yugoslav republics to the European Union.

New Report Finds 40% of Restaurant Workers Live in Near Poverty

Take the heat, get out of the kitchen, whatever — these folks need better pay. Ongoing minimum-wage-related protests and various issues faced by fast-food workers made it into the president's State of the Union address this year, but...Show More Summary

Neo-Liberal Austerity Keeps Europe Down

5 days agoNews : Truthdig

Given the current dismal state of the European Union economy, which is now firmly under German control, one must ask why Angela Merkel and her government continue to champion austerity, seemingly against all reason.

Michigan Unions Brace for Teacher Opt-out Decision

By David Eggert, ABC News Organized labor and pro-business groups are waging an intense lobbying campaign directed at school teachers who are deciding this month whether to remain in their union, in the first real test of the state's new right-to-work law.

Oklahoma Sued Over Botched Execution Described as ‘Torture’

The American Civil Liberties Union and two newspapers have filed a federal lawsuit against the State of Oklahoma over the botched execution in April of condemned inmate Clayton Lockett, KFOR (Oklahoma City) is reporting. On April 29th, Lockett was put to death using an untested cocktail of drugs, because the drugs normally used for lethal

Candy Crowley Describes Sen. Graham's War Hawk's Approach To ISIS As Being More 'Muscular' Than Obama

Sen. Lindsey Graham joined CNN's State Of The Union to pontificate his usual fearmongering over ISIS and how America is one step away from being destroyed. After he was done ranting that the US needed to bomb and send ground forces into...Show More Summary

CNN’s Crowley Presses Gov. Nixon: Are You ‘Absolutely Confident’ in Your Prosecutor, or Not?

last weekNews : Mediaite

State of the Union host Candy Crowley pressed Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) Sunday morning as to whether he had confidence in St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch, whom many in the Ferguson community want replaced, fearing his many familial...

Sen. Graham: Bush Admitted He Was Failing in Iraq, Obama Can Too

last weekNews : Mediaite

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told State of the Union host Candy Crowley Sunday morning that President Barack Obama needed to admit his Middle East strategy wasn't working and change course, much as Graham said Bush did when embraced the surge that many credit with turning the tide in Iraq.

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