Mother Bloor is famous in labor and radical circles, but unknown to many, she was also a key figure in the farmer's struggle in Iowa during the Depression.
"Instead of going in to work at Verizon, I stood outside with a picket sign. I'm on strike because it's time for you to listen to us."
A tidal wave of older adults over 65 is already crashing down on lawmakers, yet they won't plan to meet the needs of low income older adults over the long term.
"I feel a strong sense of honor and responsibility to walk my six miles a day representing a part of our Federal Government."
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.