Opinion

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Harris v. Quinn raises stakes for 2016 presidential election

The Supreme Court's latest assault on the Labor Movement - Harris vs. Quinn - shows how essential it is for Democrats to win the White House in 2016.

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Faith in service to worker justice

"Not just promises of doing good, but a a strategic, thoughtful, active, day-in-day-out, in-the-trenches response."

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Working class roots are a precious legacy

I am not descended from bankers, Wall Street moguls, or CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. I sit here in my college café and whisper words of gratitude for my distinct heritage.

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Want a better world? Get on board with the new labor 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.

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Reader voices: Night shift at McDonald’s, grease burns, minimum wage

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.

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25 hedge fund managers make more than all kindergarten teachers in America

Just 25 individuals make more than twice as much as all kindergarten teachers in America.

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CPUSA celebrates May Day with #ImagineSocialism

The Communist Party USA salutes the working people of all nations on this May Day, International Workers' Day.

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Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, unique even among corporate crooks

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.

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When I say the word "capitalist"

Who I'm really talking about are people whose lives are based on the pursuit of profit by any means possible - and who fight creating a moral and democratic basis for that wealth.

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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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