It's easy to feel you are being pressured against your instinct to accept a miserable marriage when listening to many economics pundits trying to be "upbeat" about the economy.
Their request is a simple one: A $15 an hour minimum wage and the right to organize a union.
Make no mistake:: It is a challenging era for workers and retirees in America; income inequality is at levels not seen since before the Great Depression.
Los Angeles' first union carwash caravan took place July 24. Drivers brought their cars to Highland Car Wash on N. Figueroa Street in the L.A. neighborhood of Highland Park.
An economy that works for working people is one of the challenges for the CPUSA and the entire progressive movement.
Deep-going social change in a progressive, left and socialist direction doesn't just "happen." It requires, first of all, real, active, and politically far-seeing social movements on the ground.
I have worked in the fast food industry myself for two years; I can say it is an exhausting, very underpaying industry to work in.
Just 25 individuals make more than twice as much as all kindergarten teachers in America.
Musk is only the most extreme example of the overcompensated corporate crook running U.S. companies on the AFL-CIO's latest Executive Paywatch list.
To really keep up with just population growth some 200,000 good jobs, ones that pay a living wage, need to be created each month.