Temps Demand a New Deal Temps Demand a New Deal

With this issue, we resume our 'What Works' series, which explores effective projects and strategies for improving people's lives through progressive social change.   &nb...

Mar 9, 2000 / Feature / Christopher D. Cook

AFL-CIO Goes Global AFL-CIO Goes Global

Seattle changed many things, and one of them is American labor. Nothing lifts the spirit or one's vision like winning.

Mar 2, 2000 / Editorial / William Greider

Labor’s Labors Labor’s Labors

Marking the fourth year of president John Sweeney's tenure, the 13-million-member AFL-CIO had much to celebrate at its biennial convention in Los Angeles in mid-October.

Oct 14, 1999 / Editorial / The Editors

Jobs, Justice–Joy Jobs, Justice–Joy

The drinks were pouring, the flesh was pressing and a "dream team" of brassy, bluesy, soul and salsa players out to affiliate San Antonio's Tejano bands with the American Federat...

Mar 4, 1999 / Editorial / JoAnn Wypijewski

Checking the Union Labels Checking the Union Labels

The election of new AFL-CIO leaders more than three years ago ushered in an era of glasnost.

Jan 21, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Steve Early

The Prosecution and Persecution of Ron Carey The Prosecution and Persecution of Ron Carey

Ron Carey looked like a tired stereotype: the disgraced labor boss on the witness stand, with dark bags beneath his eyes, denying accusations of wrongdoing in a made-in-Queens ac...

Mar 19, 1998 / Feature / David Corn