Like the toad who wants to be the handsome prince, the lobbying group disguised as a business association was seduced by romantic Ayn Rand visions of sugar plum profits dancing at the mere idea of a white knight prancing into view.
My mother and stepfather live in Festus, Mo. They are working class folks.
My relationship with her is a trying undertaking, a constant struggle. She is a part of my family, and she is a motorcycle. She's taught me a lot about fighting for what's important.
Alabama approved the racist, anti-immigrant, anti-Hispanic law HB56. The law, passed by the GOP legislature and pushed through by the GOP governor, cries out for a nationwide counterattack.
Republicans are clearly using the National Labor Relations Board complaint against Boeing to launch a bigger, right-wing assault on individual worker rights and collective bargaining.
The big lie seems to be working. Most Americans now believe that the U.S. Postal Service is on the verge of a financial collapse.
More than 90 percent of the unionized early shift in Chicago's Hyatt hotels showed up for picket duty instead of work this morning.
A Labor Day reflection: Corporate America no longer even pays lip service to the importance of encouraging hard work and skill.
By now, there's been publicity - and lots of management propaganda - about proposals by the National Labor Relations Board to change some rules.
This poem was inspired by the just-concluded United Steelworkers convention.