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Unions are edging into the peace movement, but they are still minor
players.

In 2000, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan posed a question to
the Millennium Summit of the UN: "If humanitarian intervention is,
indeed, an unacceptable assault on sovereignty, how s

(An Upper East Side Sea Chanty
Sung to the tune of 'Blow the Man Down')

President Bush, a scion of great wealth who has never had to earn an honest living, has abruptly wiped out the jobs, retirement security and health benefits of 850,000 blue- and white-collar

When immigrant janitors in Boston went on strike this fall, they
attracted some unlikely allies.

Research support was provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation
Institute.

At a "Lean Workplace School" for union members, sponsored by the monthly
magazine Labor Notes in 1996, the discussion centered around how
to fight employers' speed-up and worker-manageme

One of the great disappointments of recent decades is that Democrats
have more or less swallowed whole the underlying economic theories of
their Republican rivals.

Unions have improved their political game but are unhappy with the
results.

As one of the largest private employers in Africa, the Coca-Cola Company could
dramatically alter the course of HIV/AIDS.

Blogs

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is ready to fight for a progressive alternative to proposals to slash Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

November 15, 2010

Lou Dobbs is as two-faced when it comes to business advice as he is about immigration policy.

November 12, 2010

Obama's Fiscal Commission puts cutting Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid "on the table." The president's response is "weak." Pelosi says, "This proposal is simply unacceptable."

November 12, 2010

This week’s Republican "tsunami" is textbook politics: voters united around, well, the same frustrations they had two years ago.

November 3, 2010

This is the final chapter in the long and winding right-wing witch hunt against an organization that stood strong for poor and working people.

November 2, 2010

Washington State's flagrantly unjust tax code is emblematic of a failed economic policy. Voters now have a chance to change it.

October 29, 2010

Last night, Katrina vanden Heuvel squared off against Reason.com's Nick Gillespie on CNN's Parker Spitzer.

October 28, 2010

California voters should pass Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana for adults.

October 27, 2010

Students discover the healing powers of music in Canada's poorest neighourbood

October 26, 2010