Archive for ‘labor’

October 21, 2017

Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty

Opinion: The company had one job, and it failed. It deserves to be dissolved.

Source: Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty

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September 2, 2017

How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Has Heightened the Barriers to a Black-Brown Coalition

The ‘taking our jobs’ myth continues to sow division in Chicago’s working class communities.

Source: How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Has Heightened the Barriers to a Black-Brown Coalition

September 1, 2017

A New Bill of Rights for Workers: 10 Demands the Labor Movement Can Fight for and Win

Now is the time for unions to rewrite the rules.

Source: A New Bill of Rights for Workers: 10 Demands the Labor Movement Can Fight for and Win

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

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December 12, 2016

The Women’s March on Washington is ON!

Source: The Women’s March on Washington is ON!

September 9, 2016

The Biggest Strike in World History? No Thanks, We’re Focusing on the New iPhone | Alternet

Trade unions in India representing some 180 million workers staged a one-day strike—and there was virtually no coverage by mainstream American media.

Source: The Biggest Strike in World History? No Thanks, We’re Focusing on the New iPhone | Alternet

January 17, 2016

As Attacks on Unions Continue, Bringing Back the Strike May Be Our Only Hope – Working In These Times

Source: As Attacks on Unions Continue, Bringing Back the Strike May Be Our Only Hope – Working In These Times

January 8, 2016

Bernie Sander’s Plan to Tame Wall Street Riles Team Clinton | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Millions of Americans saw “The Big Short” over the holidays. The blockbuster movie, based on the book by Michael Lewis, is a primer on how the crookedness and fraud rampant in the U.S. financial system brought down the global economy in 2008.

Source: Bernie Sander’s Plan to Tame Wall Street Riles Team Clinton | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

December 27, 2015

Radical Farmers Use Fresh Food to Fight Racial Injustice and the New Jim Crow by Leah Penniman — YES! Magazine

If we are to create a society that values black life, we cannot ignore the role of food and land.

Source: Radical Farmers Use Fresh Food to Fight Racial Injustice and the New Jim Crow by Leah Penniman — YES! Magazine

December 27, 2015

The Plutocrats Are Winning. Don’t Let Them! | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Dear Readers: In the fall of 2001, in the aftermath of 9/11, as families grieved and the nation mourned, Washington swarmed with locusts of the human kind: wartime opportunists, lobbyists, lawyers, ex-members of Congress, bagmen for big donors: all of them determined to grab what they could for their corporate clients and rich donors while no one was looking.

Source: The Plutocrats Are Winning. Don’t Let Them! | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community