Tennessee’s infamous anti-union union is fading away for lack of members. Will Volkswagen’s rationale for keeping out a real union crumble with it?
Leaked letter circulated within nation’s largest labor federation illustrates troubling disconnect when what working people deserve and what climate science compels are actually the same thing
In sharp contrast to the AFL-CIO’s top echelon, some unions really want to restrain climate change and are now vocally opposing the Dakota pipeline
For the first time in its 40-year history, the union of full- and part-time faculty at City College of San Francisco recently went on strike—and it worked. Teachers (AFT) Local 2121 pulled off a one-day strike April 27, despite the administration’s claim that the strike was illegal. By July, to head off another strike, the Read more…
It’s the radical that is now the only thing truly practical. If we don’t raise our expectations, they will be lowered for us
For a New York billionaire whose fiscal programme is even more regressive than Ronald Reagan’s to become the voice of working-class resentment would have been harder if trade unionism had not been weakened
Widening the scope of bargaining in Los Angeles led to real wins for the city’s black and Latino communities
Let’s remember that King was committed to building bridges between the civil rights and labor movements
Labor Day was born from the most radical struggles of the nineteenth century. Celebrate it.
As we celebrate American workers (I prefer to honor workers today rather than the abstract “labor”), let’s remember where their future lies. And that is, in part, in the renewable energy sector. “Solar Energy in the United States: A Decade of Record Growth” The rapid growth of wind, solar and other renewables in the United Read more…