Opinion

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Occupy's 89%? Where anarchism shuns unionists, it allies with the ultra-right

Anarchist collectives in the Occupy movement in Oakland and the Pacific Northwest have put forward a new slogan, "We are the 89%." This threatens to destroy any alliance between the Occupy movement and organized labor.

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Truckers force port to talk and lawmakers to act

"They want to make the owners responsible for the equipment they (the truckers) use," Michaels explains.

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Super solidarity over Super Bowl weekend

While the spotlight was on the Super Bowl, workers across Indianapolis took to the streets to protest the outrages happening to working people.

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Egypt's new labor movement comes of age

The Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions has just announced to Egypt and the world that it has come of age.

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Mitt Romney running a seminar on inequality

Should we all start praying for Mitt Romney? The GOP presidential hopeful from Bain Capital has become a walking, talking object lesson on how our plutocracy works - and why we desperately need to end it.

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Winners and losers in South Carolina

While Gingrich won, the concerns of the American people were the biggest losers.

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National treasures worth fighting for

The U.S. postal service like our national parks is a national treasure.

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GOP holiday message to America: Drop dead!

As the GOP lawmakers fled home for the holidays, the nightmares they have been causing for Americans turned into rock hard reality.

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2011: People Said NO to union busting, greed and war

2011 will be remembered as the year workers occupied capitals to defend union rights and the jobs of millions of public workers.

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‘Tis the season to be jolly on Wall Street

Financial industry insiders are grousing about a big downturn in annual bonuses. They should be thanking about the rest of us.

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