What is the Minimum Wage of Whiteness?

Is there a minimum wage of whiteness? When will those whites, of all classes...cease to feel a benefit of racism and see a benefit in solidarity?

Labor Backs Bernie Sanders For President During Event In New Hampshire

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At an event in Concord, NH today, local and statewide labor leaders endorsed Bernie Sanders for president.

Scott Walker Says Poverty Pay Is A Living Wage

It is likely that Walker's idea that poverty wages are living wages came directly from the Kochs, who see American workers as peasants

Wisconsin Eliminating Weekends Is Another Koch Idea For A Nation of Slave Labor

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Democrats expected Walker to eliminate the state's 'prevailing wage' law requiring workers on public projects to be paid the established going rate for their labor. Instead of eliminating prevailing wage laws, Koch-Republicans' decided to eliminate weekends and impose a 'voluntary' 7-day work week.

Can Government Pick Up Where Unions Left Off?

With union power waning, governments are implementing workers' rights. It's time to build a national movement built on grassroots efforts.

A Look Inside A State Democratic Convention A.K.A. Vote for Colbert Busch Tomorrow

There's a lot of listening, clapping and jumping up and down at a Democratic state convention. Other than that, very little for delegates to except try to mobilize voters for Elizabeth Colbert Busch.

Elizabeth Colbert Busch Shows What A Democrat Has To Do to Win in the South

Elizabeth Colbert Busch had to try to appeal to Democrats, Republicans and Independents in her Monday night debate with Mark Sanford.

What You Need To Know For the Elizabeth Colbert Busch/ Mark Sanford Debate

This evening at the Citadel, the two candidates for the SC District 1 Congressional seat, will debate for an hour and fifteen minutes. Here is what you need to know.

Republicans Have Created a World Where Going to Work Can Get You Killed

The consequences of Republican deregulation and their weakening of OSHA has been an ongoing threat of death for American workers.

An Old Foe Is Returning in 2014, and He Could Defeat Nikki Haley

In all likelihood the 2014 South Carolina Governor's race is going to be a replay of the 2010 race, not good news for incumbent Nikki Haley

Jobs Report Proves Obama Correct About The Sequester Killing Jobs

The best thing about the March jobs numbers is they prove that President Obama was right when he said the sequester would stunt job growth.

Possible Low-Skilled Immigrant Worker Program Awaits Senate Agreement

A prominent Senator, the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce have sent the Senate an agreement on an low-skilled immigrant worker visa.

Customers Abandon Wal-Mart As Their Treatment of Labor Wreaks Havoc on Sales

Wal-Mart's infamously poor treatment of labor is starting to negatively impact its bottom line as customers abandon the superchain's unstocked shelves, disorganized stores, and long waits for help.

Powerful Democratic Operatives in D.C. Help South Carolina Republicans Retain Control

South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison is a powerful lobbyist for the Podesta Group. He's about to become the Chairman of the state party.

America’s Capitalism Has Embraced White Slaves as Well as Black

American capitalism supported white indentured servitude before and alongside black slavery and relinquished it only reluctantly.

Why America Needs a Left

In Why America Needs a Left, Eli Zaretsky makes a case for a 'hard' left, something beyond either progressivism or liberalism

Eric Cantor’s letter spells out the continuing ALEC/Koch right-wing agenda

Eric Cantor has gotten his orders from Koch/ALEC headquarters, and there is no mistaking their intent; continue to make life hell for the President and Democratic House members.

The vicious red states are engaging in an attack on the public school system

South Carolina is a prime example of right-wing attempts to destroy the public school system and replace it with private school profiteers

The Right to Work Shot Heard Around the World Won’t End Well for Conservatives

Unions are a part of capitalism; they are one of the self-regulating forces that can serve to keep 'too-big-to-fail' at bay. They are a check on absolute power.

‘Shared Sacrifice’: Hostess Used Employee Pensions to Fund Itself

While paying millions to its executives, Hostess took the money that was supposed to go into employees' pensions and used it for other things.