News and Features
The protests in Wisconsin have inspired a new generation of candidates—and they’re winning.
The USDA proposes to increase line speed in poultry plants, but the debate is only about food safety. What about the workers?
What are some alternative tactics to create a different, more powerful general strike?
What can a general strike do for workers and their rights?
A campaign that brought together African-Americans and undocumented workers stopped an anti-immigrant bill in its tracks.
Why labor unions and environmental activists need to revive a crucial alliance.
Prison labor as the past—and future—of American “free-market” capitalism.
As the Keystone XL battle has shown, the blue-green alliance is in trouble—and only a deeper kind of solidarity can rescue it.
The brouhaha over Hilary Rosen’s comments was not really about whether what stay-home mothers do is work.
Governor Scott Walker attempted to pit Wisconsin workers against each other. But the effect was the opposite of what he had intended.