April

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Scenes from an uprising: Chicago We Are One (Video)

10,000 trade unionists and their supporters from around Chicago and Illinois poured into Daley Plaza downtown.

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Ten thousand Ohioans kick off fight to repeal Senate Bill 5

Thousands gathered at the Ohio Statehouse and chanted "We Are Ohio!" on Saturday  at the kickoff rally to repeal Senate Bill 5, Gov. John Kasich's union-busting initiative.

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Army base reopening a step closer

Prospects for redeveloping the Oakland Army Base moved a step forward last week as the City Council voted to extend its negotiating agreement with developers California Capital Group and AMB Corp.

Federal probe demanded in Wisconsin election scandal

Republican County Clerk Kathy Nicolaus took the election data  off the county's computer network and put it on stand-alone computers accessible only in her office.

Chicago fights education cuts

Republican budget cuts served as the backdrop for a recent labor and community rally and march sponsored by the Chicago Teachers Union.

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In a government shutdown, who is “essential”?

With a federal government shutdown looming, Elaine Mitchell is wondering if she's "essential" and if she'll get paid, or when.

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Speedup comes to the Ivy League

Today, speedup has moved beyond the assembly line, to blue-, pink- and white-collar jobs everywhere, even in universities.

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Indiana Statehouse rings with "we are one!" (with video)

Over a thousand union members and community activists crowded into the Indiana State House on Monday, April 4th to speak out for labor rights and basic democracy.

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"We are not going to be put against each other any more"

The spirit of solidarity and raised sights for working-class people filled the air as people from all neighborhoods in New Haven marched on March 30th.

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Across the country, hundreds of thousands declare, “We are One”

In over a thousand U.S. cities, unionists, civil rights and community activists gathered April 4, honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated 43 years earlier.

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