Jun 6, 2012 Despite Gov. Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin recall elections yesterday, union leaders are optimistic about their cause for the general elections in November.
Jun 5, 2012 Gov. Walker's success in weakening public employee unions inspires opposition -- and admiration.
Jun 4, 2012 When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker changed his state's collective bargaining laws, it galvanized one unlikely group: police, firefighters and corrections officers.
Jun 4, 2012 Many Americans agree that the country's economy needs a stronger middle-class. But American voters seem divided on the role that unions play in providing that.
May 23, 2012 After forcing President Hosni Mubarak from office in the Arab Spring uprising last year, Egyptians are lining up today to vote for their next President. Local businesses hope the election will boost tourism to Eygpt.
May 17, 2012 Chicago is getting ready for all the world leaders who will be in town for the big NATO meeting that starts today -- and for the busloads of people who will be coming into town to protest. Some will be associated with the Occupy Movement, which is hoping to re-ignite after a quiet winter.
Apr 23, 2012 Occupy Wall Street spurred a lot of political discussion. Now the movement is creating candidates for office.
Heidi N. Moore
May 8, 2012 Zuccotti Park is empty these days, with no signs of another uprising, but the issues the protests brought to light in the national conversation still linger today.
Apr 12, 2012 More than a year after the revolt that toppled Tunisia’s ruler, Zine al Abidine Ben Ali, discontent is rising because of poverty and unemployment.