"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."
For this New Year I hope that all of us find a sense of sympathy and harmony with those around us.
The hateful and reactionary ideas of GOP candidates confront us with the danger we would face next November, were any one of them to be elected president.
There is an illusion that American workers' economic woes are attributable to their own lack of appropriate skills rather than to concerted efforts on the part of capital to disempower workers.
The best way forward is to "deepen" the revolution by expanding the role of the Communal Councils and pushing for even more grassroots democracy.
A strong and deeply respected leader in the labor movement, Reid will be remembered as a champion for working people.
Banning the box is an important step. Ongoing pressure will insure others are taken.
Perhaps Baby-Boomers and Millennials shouldn't be as much at odds as the media would want everyone to believe.