Jim Hightower: Right-wing government haters in Congress, along with the corporate executives now sitting atop the US Postal Service, claim that in order to “save” this icon of Americana, they must decimate it.
Steve Mikulan: If Texas is, as Perry claims, luring so many jobs away from other states, that doesn’t make him a job creator – only a job thief.
Bill Londrigan: This first effort to organize VW just hit a speed bump. The workers will soon realize they have been lied to and in a year from now the workers will realize they made a big mistake.
Laphonza Butler: Let’s try to figure out where wages would be if we had set a minimum wage with inflation back when we first passed the minimum wage.
Sandra Fluke ACLU Forum: The intersection of race and gender is central to the Women’s Rights Forum.
Minnesota Manufacturing: Seeing the loss of so many quality, unionized American manufacturing jobs made me feel a keen sense of grief.
Anti-Union Politics: What do China’s communist rulers and some top Tennessee Republican politicians have in common? They don’t want free trade unions.
Follow the Money: Might it be time to start asking the public to pay attention to the specific people who steal from workers?
How To Jump-Start Your Union: Acquiring political power, then, requires that organized labor execute a clean break with the Democratic Party.
UAW Volkswagen Loss: What stands out is not a scurrilous campaign but rather economic intimidation from high-profile political leaders.
UAW Chattanooga Defeat: Labor needs to rebuild collaborations with academics and political activists who understand the past and present.
Unions Advocate for All Workers: Unions advocate for more than just men and women who pack union cards.
Walmart Public Relations: Walmart’s can be revealed: Walmart is the greatest thing since penicillin.