Tag Archives: protest
More than 2.6 million Americans and 287,000 Texans are paid at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Hundreds of Texas workers joined a national day of action for a $15 minimum wage and union representation despite a political climate hostile to labor....Read More
A settlement for my illegal arrest at the 2004 Republican National Convention means the case is finished—but it doesn't feel like closure.
Receiving a settlement check for my illegal arrest at the 2004 Republican National Convention means the case is closed—but it doesn't feel like closure....Read More
In Mexico City, thousands march under banner of “They were taken alive, we want them brought back alive.”
Protesters gathered in the thousands in Mexico City for a march to commemorate the 43 students at a teachers college in southern Mexico who disappeared after be...Read More
Two years ago, Juan Fraire Escobedo sought political asylum in Texas after the assassination of his mother Marisela Escobedo and the murder of his 16-year old s...Read More