State of the Union address

Reactions to the State of the Union address

January 29, 2014
David Cay Johnston: Put in historical context, a $10.10 minimum wage is still substantially lower than it was in the 1960s

Ratner: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Facilitating Israeli War Crimes

January 29, 2014

Michael Ratner: President Obama and New York mayor de Blasio’s statements in blanket support of Israel enables it’s violations of Palestinians’ rights

Obama’s Minimum Wage Hike Excludes Fed Workers Currently Under Contract

January 28, 2014

Amy Traub: Obama’s $10.10 minimum wage hike is a clear victory for hundreds of thousands of workers of new or renewed contracts but will still exclude a large group once enacted next year

Why Are People with Health Insurance Going Bankrupt?

March 29, 2013

Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: Obama care will not put an end to medical bankruptcies – 80% of people going bankrupt due to healthcare costs had insurance

Family Members and Activists Call for Accountability in Killing of Brooklyn Teen by NYPD

March 27, 2013

Eye-Witnesses Challenge Police Account of Shooting of Brooklyn Teenager Kimani Gray