Calling Marion Barry an "agitator for justice," Metro Washington Council President Jos Williams on Sunday mourned the death of DC Councilman -- and former Mayor -- Marion Barry...
“I saw on Union City that Maryland is considering liquor privatization (Metro Council Urges MontCo Officials To Oppose Liquor Control Privatization 11/18 UC) and can assure you that it is a bad idea,” writes Kathy Cummings, Communications Director at the Washington State Labor Council. “Washington state did that a few years ago and now prices have skyrocketed and sales to minors have exploded.”
Next week, millions of Americans heading to their local Walmart to scoop up bargains on Black Friday will learn that many workers at the big-box retailer are unable to put food on the table for their families. At hundreds of Black Friday actions on November 28 – including five in the metro DC area -- activists will be out in force to spread the word that “Walmart and the Walton Family are driving the income inequality problems that are robbing working families of the American Dream,” says DC Jobs with Justice’s Nikki Lewis. Get details on local actions and RSVP here.