Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
News and Features
As the screenwriters strike enters its second week, take a moment to appreciate those without whom late night comics are struck mute, movies are left unmade and on TV, there's nothing but reality.
Americans spend more time on the job than workers in any other country. Isn't it time presumably labor-friendly Democrats did something about it?
Bettina Aptheker's recent memoir has incited fierce debate over her father s legacy.
To save the domestic auto industry, the UAW may end up killing itself.
As the gap widens between rich and poor, millions of black workers are challenging African National Congress rule. How did a victory against apartheid turn into class war?
Almost entirely under the media radar, unemployed workers here are taking over bankrupt businesses and reopening them under democratic management.
SEIU President Andy Stern heads one of the strongest unions in the country. Why is he so cozy with corporations?
Michael Moore's healtcare documentary is less partisan, less outrageous--but more real--than anything he's done before.
The US guest-worker program has locked thousands in a modern-day form of indentured servitude.
John Edwards is meticulously laying the groundwork to become the candidate of organized labor, insisting prosperity can expand only if unionization expands.