Rather than asking individuals to increase their value, we need to transform how we as a society value the work individuals do.
The choice is clear. Crystal clear. We have to engage and influence our friends, family members, co-workers, and even some strangers to vote for pro-worker candidates.
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.