There is an emerging nationwide movement of low-wage fast-food workers who have begun to set the tone regarding the federal minimum wage, fast-food workers' rights and the future of service sector work generally.
Unemployment, joblessness, and the devastation they bring to every worker everywhere is endemic to capitalism.
If we don't rethink our strategy, the community will no longer support Saturday delivery, because we did not support them when they asked for our help.
In New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit and other major cities - most recently, Seattle - workers have demanded "$15 and a union."
his week we got news that the way we vote here in rural Tennessee has been changed dramatically.
High unemployment, the paycheck-to-paycheck population of the area, and the increasing incidence of spousal abuse, teen pregnancy and drug use still dominate daily life.
Moore's tragic death marks the end of the longest period in the history of the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) without the death of a union-represented worker on the tracks.
The term "snail mail" does a disservice to the hard-working people at the U.S. Postal Service.
Legal experts and human rights activists describe this week's two cases before the Supreme Court on same-sex marriageas as monumental.
The term "sequester" hides from Americans the damage being wrought by a GOP-led Congress bent on slashing programs that help poor and working-class people.