Opinion

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2011: People Said NO to union busting, greed and war

2011 will be remembered as the year workers occupied capitals to defend union rights and the jobs of millions of public workers.

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Putting the Occupy movement in historical perspective

 

Indeed there is civil unrest! Workers cry out for justice, as workloads grow and wages stagnate while owners' profits soar, as jobs are sent overseas.

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Occupy victory in Illinois

Hooray for the Occupy movement and the general uprising against corporate greed! It's having an impact.

Occupy Dallas evicted and arrested, not beaten

On Nov. 19 Occupy Dallas held its first widely-publicized march since the group was evicted from its encampment Nov. 8.

Talking turkey on Turkey Day

For me, the best parts of the holiday meal at my mother's home include mashed potatoes, dark turkey meat with gravy, stuffing and cranberry sauce.

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Occupy: embrace the new, build the movement

This is a volatile moment: The class struggle is intensifying and the outcome is still to be decided. The battle is for  the future of our democracy, economy, and country.

What do trade deals have to do with the Occupy movement?

What do these two seemingly different events - the recent China trade deal and the Occupy movement - have in common?

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Occupy movement can win with nonviolence

In the wake of the police violence against Occupy Oakland, it's even more important for the 99% movement to employ non-violent tactics that will galvanize broad unity with the people of Oakland and nation.

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Occupy Wall Street is too big to jail

Painfully, the nation has watched, during the last 48 hours, as police departments in  Oakland, Atlanta and elsewhere used excessive force against thousands of peaceful demonstrators.

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Support to repeal Ohio anti-labor bill grows

Recent developments have boosted chances that Senate Bill 5 will be repealed in the upcoming election.

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