Many proposals to prop up or restore the health of our current economic system are at odds with improving the standard of living for workers in the U.S.
Sad that our democracy is so cluttered by checks and balances that it stymies justice.
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.
There is an answer to public education's poor performance: money; we will have to pay for it, just as we pay for a massive military budget.
This past weekend millions of people celebrated a giant step forward on this nation's evolutionary path - the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states.
At its base "white skin privilege" tells white working folks that they do actually benefit from racism.
In 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, preparing to run for a fourth term, proposed a "Second Bill of Rights" for post World War II U.S.
In 2012, I started working at Burger King. I thought it was a great chance to make money on the side. I was sadly mistaken.
"We ran a positive campaign. We kept it focused on the issues and the residents of Ward 20 responded. Democracy is the real winner in this campaign."
America has to see this struggle in a different light. Unions cannot fight this battle alone.