Archive for ‘unions’

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.

Source: Progressive Picks

December 12, 2016

The Women’s March on Washington is ON!

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

December 11, 2016

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the privileged and powerful.

Source: Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

November 20, 2015

Back to (our) Future

Public polling shows that the things Sanders talked about in his speech are things that most Americans agree with and approve of. They are, as Sanders worded it,

Source: Back to (our) Future

November 1, 2015

Invisible Workers, Laboring in the Shadows

 

 

 

Millions of people around the world work in jobs that aren’t formally recognized or afforded legal protections typical of wage earning jobs.

Source: Invisible Workers, Laboring in the Shadows

October 28, 2015

More Trouble in Coal Country: Health Care at Risk for 12,000 Retired Miners and Their Families – ProPublica

Peabody Energy, the nation’s largest coal company, is seeking release from a pledge to pay into a health insurance fund.

Source: More Trouble in Coal Country: Health Care at Risk for 12,000 Retired Miners and Their Families – ProPublica

October 25, 2015

The Life and Death of an Amazon Warehouse Temp – The Huffington Post

What the future of low-wage work really looks like.

Source: The Life and Death of an Amazon Warehouse Temp – The Huffington Post

September 16, 2015

This is what a political earthquake feels like: Why Bernie Sanders’s speech at Liberty University matters – Salon.com

Stumping in the lion’s den, Sanders evinced an unapologetic populism — a welcome rejoinder to Randian insanity

Source: This is what a political earthquake feels like: Why Bernie Sanders’s speech at Liberty University matters – Salon.com

August 25, 2015

The Evidence Keeps Pouring In: Capitalism Just Isn’t Working | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

The Evidence Keeps Pouring In: Capitalism Just Isn’t Working | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community.

July 18, 2015

The AFT’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton Is an Insult to Union Democracy – Working In These Times

The AFT’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton Is an Insult to Union Democracy – Working In These Times.