State of the Union Responses from Stacey Abrams, Mandela Barnes, Bernie Sanders - full speeches and transcripts; Reader Comments: Combating BDS Act; Green New Deal; Venezuela; Strikes; Resources; Announcements; and more...
A sickout by unpaid federal employees could bring the impasse—and their status as hostages to the president’s whim—to an end. Federal workers might learn from the successful example set by teachers from West Virginia to Arizona in 2018.
With the rise of popular interest in socialism, this book goes beyond promoting efforts boosting needed protective legislation and improved social welfare for working people to look globally at struggles against capital and strategies for winning.
A detailed roadmap to organized labor’s role in the Cold War, the book under review incisively documents the American unions’ role internationally in meddling with foreign workers’ organizations at the behest of U.S. capital and security agencies.
Reader Comments: Green New Deal; Trump as Grifter; Nuclear Disarmament Movement Today; GM and Amazon; Chicago Teachers Win Charter Strike; Universal Health Care; Today in History - U.S. Invades Panama under George H.W. Bush; and more....
Reader Comments: Immigration and Borders; Wisconsin GOP Attempt Coup; Books About Food; George H.W. Bush; 2018 elections; Impeachment Dilemma; Fighting GM Closings; Break Up Facebook, and ...; Marc Lamont Hill; Lots of Resources and Announcements;
Outside of traditional labor structures, a new labor activism is surging, often supported by traditional unions. This new activism ranges from the “Fight for $15” movement to the statewide teacher strikes that broke out last spring.
The labor movement once built 40,000 units of low-cost co-op apartments for working class New Yorkers. Those units are embers of a vision that once fired the labor movement: Build for human need, not for profit. Labor can build it again.
Sarita Gupta, Stephen Lerner, & Joseph A. McCartin
The American Prospect
A call for a new union strategy from three prominent workers' advocates. It is the concentration of wealth and power in this new economy, not computerization or artificial intelligence, that represents the gravest threat to our future.