Frederick Douglass speaks on the 4th of July

One of our greatest Americans, Frederick Douglass spoke at a 4th of July picnic on human rights

NYCLU Calls on Rochester Mayor to Respect Right to Protest

The New York Civil Liberties Union today urged Rochester Mayor Thomas Richards to protect the right to protest by accommodating Occupy Rochester demonstrations in the city’s parks and public spaces. KaeLyn Rich, director of the NYCLU’s Genesee Valley Chapter said: As the home of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, Rochester should be a welcoming […]

Source: Caroline Kennedy wants Senate seat — Newsday.com

Caroline Kennedy a possible Senate seat contender — Newsday.com Media reports Friday said Caroline Kennedy has talked to Gov. David A. Paterson about the Senate seat of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is preparing to become secretary of state. In an interview with NY1, Paterson said, “I took a call from her Wednesday night, but I’m […]

Hofstra: The Only Good 3rd Party Candidate is a Dead 3rd Party Candidate

Ian Wilder is live blogging from some pre-debate, educational activities at Hofstra University in Nassau County, Long Island. The final Presidential Debate will be held at Hofstra on Wed. Oct. 15th. A peace demo is scheduled for the South side of Hempstead Turnpike from 4:30pm to 6:30pm on Wednesday. Other demos, etc. throughout the day […]

McKinney/Clemente appoints Campaign Manager SKCM Curry

[Update: In August 2008, the McKinney Campaign announced that SKCM was stepping down as the volunteer, interim Campaign Manager.] “Power to the People” Presidential Campaign Appoints Campaign Manager Former six-term Congress Member from Georgia, Cynthia McKinney and running mate Rosa Clemente were nominated by the Green Party at the Green National Convention in Chicago on […]

10 Progressive Books for the Holidays

  Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin We’ve loved this children’s book for a while, and were not surprised to find it for sale on a union website as a gift for children. This book is the best inspiration we have ever seen to inspire a love of writing, and a feeling […]

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