Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
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Organizers have found a new approach to promoting workers’ rights at the retail giant. And it seems to be working.
Groups long committed to challenging inequality and the power of big banks are joining the Occupy movement, in a mutually reinforcing relationship.
The forces fighting against Gov. Scott Walker’s anti-union agenda are halting the Tea Party’s momentum. Will President Obama stand with them?
Democrats who run on clear platforms of standing with workers, defending public education and taxing corporations win elections.
The fate of America's unions and the fate of our middle class are inextricably intertwined.
Unions have no permanent political friends nor permanent political enemies. Unions only have permanent political issues.
King’s progressive credentials are impressive, but his popularity with members will be tested as he goes up against the Big Three in tough contract talks.
How are labor activists to negotiate organizing when there are so many practical risks, and often so few tangible rewards associated with the process?
As domestic workers win state-level struggles for workplace protections, their employers—many of them middle-class families—get stuck with the bill, while the government gets off scot-free.
On June 22, several hundred nurses and progressive activists marched on Wall Street in New York demanding a new tax on financial transactions.