What kind of movement do working people need to build a better future? What changes should labor make? Those are some of the questions I posed to you two months ago—and Daily Kos readers and ...
Two important progressive organizations, the Institute for Policy Studies and the Campaign for America's Future, today jointly released Fix the Debt" CEOs Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay . You will ...
Let’s be honest. Sometimes, outside of election campaign seasons, even progressives wonder what’s so great about unions. Sure, we had a role to play before job safety laws, the eight-hour day, ...
Imagine for a minute that there’s an organization called “Nutrition First,” and their mission statement describes them as a watchdog for whether restaurants are serving healthy food and ...
The California legislature has passed or is considering a set of bills that highlight just how inadequate worker protections are in the United States as a whole. Because these bills—to ...
Ann Hernandez gets up at 4:30 a.m. every day to deliver the Los Angeles Times newspaper to Martin Sheen's neighborhood...and he thinks that's pretty cool. Hernandez works 365 days a year, even ...
This is a crosspost from AFL-CIO Now by Jackie Tortora
Mitt Romney made a wad of cash— $255 million —by laying off American workers and shipping U.S. jobs overseas.
Now he wants to give ...
This is cross-posted on the AFL-CIO blog.
My mother is a high school teacher. Growing up, the joy that she took in her students learning each day was inspiring (and still is!). She spent thousands ...
If you don't - and you should - the AFL-CIO is glad to make sure you are informed.
The entire purpose of this post is to call attention to what they are doing.
For example, you can go to ...