Archive for ‘unions’

March 5, 2019

The Battle for Medicare for All Ramps Up – National Nurses United To

Today, National Nurses United announced their plan to mobilize across the Country in support of the Medicare for All Act (HB1384) introduced earlier this week by Rep. Pramila Jayapal, with support

Source: The Battle for Medicare for All Ramps Up – National Nurses United To

March 5, 2019

Main Street Must Be Rebuilt on Wall Street’s Dime

Note: Today, The Wall Street Tax Act of 2019 was introduced by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) It would put a tax of 0.1 percent on all stock, bond and

Source: Main Street Must Be Rebuilt on Wall Street’s Dime

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

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