Opinion

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Wal-Mart3.jpg

No such thing as too big for justice

The conservative-dominated Supreme Court ruled that Wal-Mart is too big to face class action justice, but America's workers think otherwise.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-money3.jpg

Minimum wage is a poverty wage

Imagine trying to live on $7.25 an hour. Even if you managed to work full eight-hour days, you'd be making only about $58 a day, $290 a week.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-gayrepublicans.jpg

GOP: Gay friendly?

How do the potential 2012 GOP presidential nominees view the LGBT community?

GOP strategy: limit voting rights

In 33 Republican-governed states, new laws have been proposed or enacted that make voter laws much stricter.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-workers5.jpg

Overturning child labor laws: top priority for GOP

Republican operatives recently opened up a new front: rolling back child labor laws.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-CapitolCrowd520x2.jpg

Video: "From Wisconsin to Washington, stand up for jobs, workers' rights and peace"

NEW YORK - The CPUSA held its First Annual Conference in New York City, today, April 16.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-AmericaLine.jpg

News flash: Americans aren't anti-worker

Polls have found Wisconsin Gov. Walker's union-busting tactics to be widely unpopular despite the major media's presumption that the opposite would be true.

 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-5608925392f792610be4z.jpg

To guarantee life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness, tax the rich

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are rights written into the U.S. Declaration of Independence, to be pursued as goals for free citizens living in a democratic society.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-StruggleContinues520x2.jpg

After 64 years, still paying the price for Taft-Hartley

How did the landmark anti-labor legislation, backed at that time by Joe McCarthy and Richard Nixon, come to be the law of the land?

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Wisconsin2.jpg

It’s not just Wisconsin: a nationwide counteroffensive is emerging

It is fair to say a new phase of a struggle is afoot, in which labor and its allies could turn the tables decisively in their favor.

114 15 16 17 1821