Labor

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…

5 years ago

Labor Backs Bernie Sanders For President During Event In New Hampshire

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

7 years ago

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…

7 years ago

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

Democrats expected Walker to eliminate the state's 'prevailing wage' law requiring workers on public projects to be paid the established…

7 years ago

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.

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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.

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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.

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

‘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…

9 years ago