There is an illusion that American workers' economic woes are attributable to their own lack of appropriate skills rather than to concerted efforts on the part of capital to disempower workers.
Both parents are working in over 60 percent of families, but the U.S. remains the only developed country without a paid family and sick leave policy.
As a health care professional, taking care of people and helping them comes from my heart and soul. It is what I love to do and truly feel what I was called to do with my life.
We are now in the midst of a full-fledged class war against America's working people. Those directly firing the shots at the U.S. working class are an array of state lawmakers bought and paid for by powerful right wing groups.
Machinists at Caterpillar voted to accept the company's contract offer, which included the same give backs as the one they rejected some four months ago.
Michigan's Republican dominated state Legislature passed a lifetime limit on welfare benefits expected to cast 11,000 families off the welfare rolls on Oct. 1 - including more than 29,700 children.