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Villaraigosa could make political history not just for his city, but for the country.

About those secret payments, alligator boots, and how to "Love Mom, Not Wal-Mart."

By supporting LA's incumbent mayor, the labor movement may have weakened its hand.

An internal memo urges retaliation against graduate students who
want a union.

Arnold Schwarzenegger now holds a markedly weakened hand.

Home childcare workers declare a victory.

Some 57 million nonunion workers in the United States say they would
form a union tomorrow if given the chance, according to new poll
conducted in February by Peter D. Hart and Associates.

California inspires people to think big, and to write big books. Take, for example, Kevin Starr.

How lionlike the Democrats sound as they circle around Social Security, roaring their defiance!

Wal-Mart hopes to defeat its opponents by exploiting their racial divisions.

Blogs

It's time for the AFL-CIO to embrace constitutional reform.

June 26, 2012

From marriage to the military, LGBTQ people have won acceptance. Now can we tackle the unacceptable levels of fear, poverty and shame that pervade our society?

June 25, 2012

There is no state where a person can afford a two-bedroom apartment working a forty-hour week on any state’s minimum wage.

June 25, 2012

By striking down a century-old Montana anti-corruption law, a narrow High Court majority has removed barriers to the buying of state and local elections by multinational corporations.

June 25, 2012

Even the non-sporty among us have likely benefited from its enforcement.

June 25, 2012

A global tax on Wall Street speculation is a good idea whose time has come.

June 25, 2012

Houston janitor Adriana Vasquez travels to Congress and asks Jamie Dimon one simple question.

June 22, 2012

The Supreme Court’s partisan majority has made it harder for public-sector unions to engage in politics. This is not what democracy looks like.

June 21, 2012

Nurses and their allies launch a national campaign to push for a tax on financial transactions.

June 19, 2012

Unions invested heavily in the campaign to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Was that a huge mistake?

June 15, 2012