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Government could re-open, Republican extortionists say, if President Obama would surrender what the GOP failed to achieve through the normal democratic, majority-rule process. That is repeal of the ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 06:47 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
There was a moving and powerful event this morning at Union Station in DC where low wage workers for federal contractors, leaders of the faith community, and members of Congress all did a little ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 12:45 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Unionization rates in the United States and Canada looked pretty similar for a long time. But in the 1960s, they started growing apart, with the U.S. dropping well below Canada. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 12:03 PM PST with 25 Recommends
This past week, two major organizations publicly came out in support of filibuster reform legislation authored by U.S Senators Tom Udall (D. NM), Jeff Merkley (D. OR) and Tom Harkin (D. IA). ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 02:42 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Bruce Webb asked “Does Social Security contribute to the Debt? To the Deficit?” in "Deficits, Debt, Social Security: Building your Conceptual Toolkit" ([http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/01/03/...
by Liberal Thinking
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 09:51 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Not content with the variety of anti-union laws currently on the books in Virginia, the state Senate is moving forward with a bill to guarantee the "secret ballot" in union representation elections.
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 09:08 AM PST with 37 Recommends
Written by Liz Iacobucci for the [NH Labor News http://nhlabornews.com/] [Original Link http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1GH] Great images included in original post. It has been nine years since Sen. Ted ...
by NH LABOR NEWS
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 01:59 PM PST with 10 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
Crossposted from Hillbilly Report. In a videotaped message to the fourth Netroots Nation conference of his administration President Obama had a simple message to Progressive activists that had ...
by RDemocrat
Comment Count 118 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 08:04 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Last week, I questioned whether organized labor can ...
by keewatinrose
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 06:29 AM PST with 3 Recommends
The one card Governor Scott Walker has to play is calling out the national guard, but what if protesters beat him to the punch? If you know someone in the guard ask them if they will obey the order ...
by Professor Smartass
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Feb 19, 2011 at 10:14 PM PST with 0 Recommends
It's bad enough that we lost progressive champions like Russ Feingold, and that the leadership and committees of the House will be taken over by advocates of domestic austerity and endless war. In ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 11:54 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
There isn't any other way of putting it: last night was a disaster for the labor movement and for its members and all working people. When the working class "hero" John Boehner choked up in ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 12:11 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Under the guise of protecting the secret ballot, right-wing groups have placed anti-union measures on the ballots of four states – Arizona, South Carolina, South Dakota and Utah – that ...
by The Electrical Worker
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Oct 27, 2010 at 06:14 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce has had enough: It's so fed up with the shameless politicking that's being done in its name that ...
by DavidSegal
Comment Count 55 comments on Mon Oct 25, 2010 at 04:05 AM PDT with 280 Recommends
There are ways to improve the economy without it costing the taxpayers one [ CORRECTION : additional*] penny; without it requiring additional legislation; and without it becoming a ...
by Limelite
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Sep 03, 2010 at 01:56 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Former AK Gov. Sarah Palin recently went on Facebook to denounce AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka -- who delivered a speech on ...
by Gang of One
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Aug 27, 2010 at 12:20 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Crossposted at Bleeding Heartland. Workers at Iowa's leading manufacturer of wind turbine towers successfully took ...
by The Electrical Worker
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Aug 18, 2010 at 05:18 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
All across the nation, people are watching the case of Shirley Sherrod, who was asked to resign as Georgia state director for rural development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture because of an ...
by Arlene Holt Baker
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Jul 21, 2010 at 12:44 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Stewart Acuff, chief of staff for the Utility Workers Union of America, says in his new book, “Getting America Back to Work,” that increasing employment requires reinvesting in America ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jul 06, 2010 at 12:10 PM PDT with 11 Recommends