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It's notoriously hard to organize unions in the South, but the Communications Workers of America got a big win in that department on Tuesday. More than 14,000 customer ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 03:30 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Tough guy. Faced ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 11:22 AM PDT with 107 Recommends
As hundreds of protesters stopped traffic and police handcuffed 41 immigrant-rights leaders outside the Capitol, Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.)  promised , "What is happening today is going to be ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 11:57 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
One area in which Chris Christie excels is in making unilateral decisions without considering the co-equal legislature. And for the most part, these decisions are not in accord with the wishes or ...
by deciminyan
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 05:31 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: Community and political pressure has convinced Cablevision-Optimum to rehire the 22 workers it illegally locked out and ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 01:44 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: The Senate has finally confirmed John Brennan as CIA director. After Rand Paul launched a nearly 13-hour, old-school talking filibuster on the Senate ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 05:50 PM PST with 1 Recommend
February 23, 2013 - Washington D.C. (AP) Last Friday afternoon a little known, and much less publicized, milestone event took place behind closed doors at the U.S. Supreme Court, while most of ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 07:48 PM PST with 11 Recommends
This past weekend, Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, met with T-Mobile USA workers in Charleston, S.C. Along with labor, community religious and ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 09:57 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: Bill Moyers is calling out senators’ two-faced views on the filibuster.   “When a party is in the majority, it wants to change the filibuster, ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 08:49 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog:
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 11:34 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: The November 2012 elections have come and gone, but voter suppression isn’t going away. The New Year has ushered in a new wave of attacks on ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST with 7 Recommends
AN INTERVIEW WITH LARRY COHEN, PRESIDENT OF THE COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA December 10, 2012 Larry Cohen has headed the 700,000-...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 08:03 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: Der Spiegel is out with an expose on the appalling working conditions at T-Mobile USA. Europe’s leading newsmagazine reports that to attract a ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 07:35 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: It’s going to be a new day in the Senate. Seven Democratic senators elect — Tammy Baldwin (WI), Martin Heinrich (NM), Heidi Heitkamp (ND), Mazie ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 09:15 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: Today CWA President Larry Cohen spoke out against the disturbing trend of voter coercion and intimidation in the workplace, as more and more ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 11:19 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog:
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 08:28 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: There was a lot of talk about China at last night’s second presidential debate. But President Obama said it best :
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 11:55 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: Last night, Mitt Romney kept digging himself deeper : Now, one of the reasons I was able to get so many good women to be part of that team was ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 09:21 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: The battle for women voters stepped into the spotlight during last night’s debate when audience member Katherine Fenton asked, “In what new ways ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 07:19 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Cross posted from CWA's Resistance Growing blog: Senate rules reform didn’t make it into last night’s lively vice presidential debate. But Rep. Paul Ryan did offer a bit of revisionist history : ...
by Kendra Marr Chaikind
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 11:24 AM PDT with 5 Recommends