Labor

Labor

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The Post Office Belongs to the Public. Let’s not Give it to Wall Street.

On June 15, Louis DeJoy of Greensboro, N.C., began his new job as Postmaster General of the United States. We are postal worker union activists...

OSHA Complaints Show the Morbid Dangers Healthcare Workers Face During Covid

During the darkest days of the Covid-19 pandemic, with thousands dying every day, America relied on a select few essential workers to keep society...

Teachers Unions Look Like the Last Line of Defense in Trump’s “Reckless” School Reopening...

As American families fret over a patchwork set of standards for reopening schools that vary widely by city and state, teachers unions across the...

Foreign Farm Workers Already Face Abusive Conditions. Now Trump Wants to Cut Their Wages.

Pedro, a laborer from Chiapas, Mexico, worked 13 hours a day picking blueberries on a farm in Clinton, North Carolina. He had no time...

The Parent Trap

Covid-19 has exacerbated capitalism's impossible demands on mothers. Having children is one of the great mysteries of life. Like having sex, or falling in love, or...

The Powerful Movement To Micromanage and Defund Public Schools Has Been Awfully Quiet About...

Police are violently suppressing street protests across the country in mutiny against community demands for democratic accountability and respect for human rights. Their brutal...

The Public Sector’s Right to Strike Is Left Behind in Biden-Bernie Task Force Compromise

Yesterday’s release of the recommendations of the “Unity Task Force” made up of delegates from both the Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden camps marked an unprecedented...

Organizing Against Police Unions Has Invigorated Hollywood’s Labor Movement, Members Say

The labor movement is split on the question of cops. While union officials have signaled their tempered support for police unions, the push to...

The Future of Homeless Organizing Lives on the Prettiest Street in Philadelphia

In the beginning, they called in “Camp Maroon,” harkening back to the runaway slaves who built their own free communities in the Americas. Then...

To the Texas GOP, “Freedom of Choice” During a Pandemic Means the Freedom to...

In Texas, we now have the dubious distinction of having joined the six other states with over 100,000 COVID-19 cases. In Texas, like in...

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The 1900- Trent Champ

Bernie Sanders inspired an unprecedented kind of grassroots enthusiasm and creativity in terms of campaign tactics that caught many establishment Democrats off guard. Perhaps...

In Their Own Words

Danielle Pellett, Candidate for U.S. Congress in 2018

Reject the Status Quo

Well, the Democrats lost this year. Big time. But the people who suffer will be more than just the handful of politicians who are...