If we need to keep fossil fuel in the ground to reverse climate change, then people who dig and drill need something else to do to provide for their families.
When I think about Spain, I think about the people who taught me to fight for a different world, for a vision of a just society, a socialist society.
There is an idea "that racism lives in the heart of particularly evil individuals, as opposed to the heart of a democratic society."
Perhaps Baby-Boomers and Millennials shouldn't be as much at odds as the media would want everyone to believe.
Our letter carrier branch was the first of the local NALC branches to get re-involved in the glorious tradition of marching in Detroit's Labor Day event.
My step-dad explained to me what Labor Day as a national holiday was really meant to signify: the 8 hour day, safe working conditions and decent pay.
In 2012, I started working at Burger King. I thought it was a great chance to make money on the side. I was sadly mistaken.
This kind of economy stands on three legs: raw materials, cheap labor, and as little regulation from government as possible.
Progressive people must rise to the challenge. We must make clear to white people that they are being conned by the frontmen of the one percent.
It was James's life experiences - the economic hardship and decline of the post-industrial era - that led him to socialism and compelled him to care for those around him.