Labor Organizing

Nation Conversations: Richard Trumka on Labor’s Challenges Nation Conversations: Richard Trumka on Labor’s Challenges

A talk with AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka on the state of the labor movement and plans for the future.

Sep 27, 2010 / Audio / The Nation

For Jobs, Justice and Education

For Jobs, Justice and Education For Jobs, Justice and Education

For nearly two years, the loudest and most insistent voices in American politics have been on the extreme right. At the One Nation, Working Together march, this is going to ch...

Sep 24, 2010 / Benjamin Todd Jealous and Deepak Bhargava

Neocons, AFL-CIO Both Blast China: Want Obama to Act Neocons, AFL-CIO Both Blast China: Want Obama to Act

In different ways, both the neocons and the unions are demanding that the Obama administration take strong action to punish, isolate and sanction China.

Sep 16, 2010 / Blog / Bob Dreyfuss

In Memoriam: Ella May Wiggins, Southern Labor Activist In Memoriam: Ella May Wiggins, Southern Labor Activist

When the lens is turned on Southerners, it's often the ignorant ones, like Pastor Terry Jones, that we see. That makes it doubly important to remember the brave radicals, like 1920...

Sep 14, 2010 / Lived History / Ashley Sayeau

AFL Takes On Foreclosures and Payday Lending AFL Takes On Foreclosures and Payday Lending

An interview with AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker on Big Banks and a new approach to prevent home foreclosure.

Aug 19, 2010 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Unemployed Netroots Are Gaining Power The Unemployed Netroots Are Gaining Power

There are people who have been unemployed for six months and there are some who have been unemployed for 99 months or more. Congress should watch out for the 1.5 million unemployed...

Jul 29, 2010 / Video / The Rachel Maddow Show

The Year of Which Women Again? The Year of Which Women Again?

So it's “the year of the women" in the media again. But again, it's only some.

Jul 8, 2010 / The Notion / Laura Flanders

The SEIU Andy Stern Leaves Behind

The SEIU Andy Stern Leaves Behind The SEIU Andy Stern Leaves Behind

His single-minded pursuit of growth alienated allies. Did it produce the gains he promised?

Jun 16, 2010 / Feature / Max Fraser

The Pain of FauxFeminist Populism The Pain of FauxFeminist Populism

Are monied women now running for office going to put their tight-fist fiscal conservativism or their faux feminism first?

Jun 10, 2010 / The Notion / Laura Flanders

ROC vs. the NRA ROC vs. the NRA

Hit hard by the recession, America's restaurant workers are fighting for a fair deal.

May 12, 2010 / Feature / Spencer Woodman

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