News From: Politics

by Mia Jorgenson | on Mar 29, 2012

GSEU Arrested at Capitol

Already this month, members of the Graduate Student Employees Union have been especially active in demonstrations for student and worker's rights. On March 5, members from across the state...

by Rollando Scott | on Mar 14, 2012

Hand-written letter campaign

There will be a crucial US Senate anti-trust committee meeting soon on the proposed deal between Verizon and the cable companies which would destroy our jobs and hurt our customers. We need to work...

by Leo Yanez | on Mar 08, 2012

No Social Security or Medicare?

Social Security and Medicare are government run programs that have been opposed by anti-government groups since they were first enacted. Imagine having no Social Security or Medicare - it's a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 27, 2012

WTF is going on in New Hampshire?

WTF is going on in New Hampshire? This is a series of worker-hate laws that the good people of New Hampshire are working on; A new right-to-work for less bill and a second right-to-work bill that is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 12, 2012

NYC Masonry Contractor Cited After Worker Falls 80 Feet

The US DOL recently reported that Manhattan, N.Y.-based Navillus Contracting Tile Inc. has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for alleged violations of safety standards...

Save Hoosier families, Stop Right-to-Work Laws in Indiana!
by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 29, 2012

Hoosier State Lawmakers Dropped the Ball

Hoosier State Lawmakers Dropped the Ball. It's official, the Indiana state House passed a "right to work" for less bill by 55 to 41. The issue now moves to the state Senate, where it...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 26, 2012

Enough is Enough

SUNY Albany has faced program cuts and tuition increases which have moved students to unite and act as a coalition known as Save Our SUNY. On March 30, 2012 from 1:00-1:30 PM students from the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 26, 2012

Increase in Academic Fees

Students at Stony Brook and the University at Buffalo will be seeing a new academic excellence fee this semester. The fee was approved recently by the state of New York and is tied to SUNY 20/20'...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 26, 2012

NYSUNY 2020

This year, state funding of Binghamton University hit a historic low, twenty-one percent. As recently as 1990, the state provided seventy-five percent of SUNY's budgets. The decline in state...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 15, 2012

Insourcing American Jobs

Made in the USA. US Dept of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis recently joined President Obama at an "Insourcing American Jobs" forum as he called on companies across the nation to invest in...

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