Their request is a simple one: A $15 an hour minimum wage and the right to organize a union.
Make no mistake:: It is a challenging era for workers and retirees in America; income inequality is at levels not seen since before the Great Depression.
A GOP takeover would transform the Senate to reflect the concerns of people who have nothing but scorn and contempt for working people, democracy or any type of good government.
Los Angeles' first union carwash caravan took place July 24. Drivers brought their cars to Highland Car Wash on N. Figueroa Street in the L.A. neighborhood of Highland Park.
An economy that works for working people is one of the challenges for the CPUSA and the entire progressive movement.
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.
"Not just promises of doing good, but a a strategic, thoughtful, active, day-in-day-out, in-the-trenches response."
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.
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.
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.