Opinion

Transit union activity under attack in Queens, N.Y.

Can nothing be done to resolve this? It's time for somebody in authority to disavow the entire situation, and it's time for the public to ask them what their decision is.

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Cesar Chavez film is excellent addition to labor history

"Cesar Chavez" tells the important details of the life of the inspiring hero of labor and social justice for Chicanos. 

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Seattle’s socialist councilmember delivers inaugural address

Sawant made national - and international - news after becoming the first socialist elected to the Seattle city council.

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An unhappy anniversary of Citizens United

Mid-January of 2014 marks the unhappy fourth anniversary of one of the defining moments in U.S. politics. No, not an election, but a court ruling.

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Tea party's shutdown showdown could crash the economy

Republican obstructionists have prevented any agreement, so cuts are in effect and have already damaged health, nutrition, education, public safety and many other programs.

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Young people stand up for respect in workplace

This story is also about my sister's struggle in her workplace with a management team, who because of the environment capitalism creates pushing some to climb the corporate ladder, lose their humanity in the process.

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The minimum wage, labor and the 2012 elections

Unions and labor need to speak independently for all of the working class and working families.

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Union leader Avelino “Abba” Ramos dies at 78

Avelino "Abba" Ramos, longtime leader in the ILWU, died in his sleep of Lewy body dementia, June 5, at Bali Bay Care Home in Richmond, Calif.

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Ten dead, a hundred injured in bloodstained Chicago field

They were on strike but the strike was just a week old so people were not yet in the direst of straights.

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Why Workers Memorial Day concerns us all

Here are just a few reasons why we should be concerned about Workers Memorial Day:

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