The Green Party presidential candidate wants to cut the military budget, bring the troops home and spend the extra funds at home.
“Syria,” “Inclined to Speak,” “The Game Changed”
Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot will soon get a chance to appeal their sentence of two years in prison on charges of "hooliganism."
Unions need to be at the forefront of improving public education across the country.
We spoke with organizers, union workers and students in debt who all seem to agree that Occupy isn't over.
Occupy activists are moving debt from the personal to the political.
"The Rocky mountains are a place where people come together and put aside partisan issues to solve problems. Being able to talk about those pragmatic solutions is going to be of great benefit to the entire country."
"I hope when the presidential candidates talk about cities, they stop thinking about us as basketcases, and think instead of the potential of cities to turn this country around."
"While presidential candidates are raising substantial amounts of money in cities, they are spending it in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina ... It disproportionately puts the focus on [rural] areas of the country where the majority of our citizenry do not live."
"Republicans and Democrats alike, among mayors in this country, have been very, very upset and concerned about the disregard for cities by this administration."
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown in the fourth in a series of conversations on the issues at stake for America's cities in Campaign 08.
" The federal government talks a good game about homeland security. And yet cities, like Los Angeles, are constantly struggling to get the resources we need to provide that security. "