The rally was organized by the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools and Juntos, a non-profit that works for equal rights for the Latino immigrant community.
As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.
On the third anniversary of the last increase in the federal minimum wage, a coalition of labor unions and advocates gathered on Independence Mall to hear testimony from minimum wage workers.
Despite opposition from hundreds of protesters gathered in and outside of the Philadelphia School District Headquarters, the School Reform Commission voted unanimously and passed a budget for the next school year.
Sanitation workers are cleaning up Dilworth Plaza, the former home of Occupy Philadelphia.
A Drexel University student is among three American students who have been arrested during protests in Cairo.
Members of the “occupy” movements across the country are planning a day of protests to mark two months since Occupy Wall Street first started. In Philadelphia, time may be running out.
Occupy Philadelphia held a general assembly Friday night to vote on whether to move across the street from City Hall– at the city’s insistence — or stay put.
Fifteen members of the Occupy Philadelphia protest were arrested on Sunday after blocking traffic near the police administration building.
The Independence Hall Tea Party Association says the group has created a coalition it calls Liberate Philadelphia/Liberate America. And, it started a Facebook page to try to sort out the truth.
Some folks are taking an international stand with creative demonstrations Wednesday, marking the one year anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf.
Chris discussed protestors in Wisconisn finally being removed from the capital building, New Jersey transportation employees being suspended for calling out sick to attend a protest and the TSA reaction to more carry on baggage. Chris talked to Steve Cordasco as part of Finance Friday and to Lou Dubois from Inc. Magazine about the potential NFL lockout.
Thousands of off-duty and retired police officers and fire fighters made their voices heard in Trenton on Thursday. Their target: Governor Chris Christie.
Protests continue in Libya as demonstrators call for Leader Moammar Gadhafi to step down. In spite of the violence, one Delaware woman shared her amazing journey from Libya to the United States.
At the Italian Market, Wally Giordano has been in the produce business for decades, but lately the cost of doing business has soared.