Opinion

The battles that must be won

Re-electing Obama in 2012, preserving unions and public services, defeating racism, advocating for LGBT rights,  fighting for a massive  jobs program and ending the wars overseas are must win battles.

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What a flight attendant owns

Former flight attendant remembers her co-workers, her union sisters and brothers, and the dignity and hard work of the profession, which makes the industry belong to those who work in it.

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Overturning child labor laws: top priority for GOP

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

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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.

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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.

 

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Wisconsin: beachhead in the fight for democracy

The battle in Wisconsin, the epicenter of a labor-led popular nationwide uprising, is stoking the fires of a people's counteroffensive.

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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?

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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.

Will America ever wake up?

The middle class is being decimated and the working class is being punished. What will it take for America, real America, not the corporate entity we have become, to wake up and fight back?

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Social movement unionism is coming alive

It wasn't long ago that a criticism directed at trade unions was they were only in it to service their members in exchange for dues. The happenings in Wisconsin blew all that to shreds.

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