With union power waning, governments are implementing workers' rights. It's time to build a national movement built on grassroots efforts.
One of the reasons Republicans drool to end the USPS is that it delivers millions of parcels every single day, and at a low cost that keeps private carriers' (FedEx and U.P.S.) prices in check.
More than 100 Michigan workers welcomed back their lawmakers to the Capitol with shouts of 'Shame!', after they voted to force workers to work for less.
Nearly 180 ballot measures face a vote on Tuesday. Here are a few of the most consequential initiatives to watch.
Collective bargaining has been under attack. Now, the upcoming elections are hazardous as the GOP seeks to impose more right-to-work laws
Conservatives have steadily been eroding the power of unions in the wake of Citizens United since they are their only liberal financial foe
Rick Snyder is not Scott Walker. Both of them are repulsive in their own right, and each of their states would be considerably better off with them gone, but there are some significant differences.
Throughout America, over 100 cities celebrated the importance and power of working people in a May Day of rallies, teach-ins, walk-outs, marches and protests.
Trumka's decision to throw the full force of the nation's largest union behind Obama will go a long way toward providing the margin of victory that Obama and the other Democratic 2012 contenders will need to get the job done.
Allow me to introduce you to your fierce, pissed off fighter-in-chief, President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama took the stage today in Washington speaking to the United Auto Workers to wild cheers of “Four more years!” And let me tell you something…. This was an epic, genuinely passionate speech about Obama’s betting on the American worker and his faith in the spirit of Americans who are their brothers and sisters keepers.
Mitt Romney flip flops again. Today Romney told Fox and Friends that it was “outrageous and disgusting” for Santorum to try to get Michigan Democrats to vote in Republican primaries in order to push the seemingly unelectable Rick Santorum to the top.
It is not surprising Romney is pushing the tactic he employed while head of Bain Capital to try to kill Detroit's auto industry.
There is a sickness inherent in many Republican supporters that makes them hate the poor and extending their contempt to poor children is a natural progression.
Corporate protection at the expense of worker safety is endemic of conservative's ideology that corporations must be protected at any cost. Demonizing unions is just another way conservatives give corporations power to control America.