A traffic stop by an Arizona highway patrol officer has left a man facing false charges. But the behavior of the cop also reveals the arbitrary and destructive nature of unchecked police power.
As Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema threaten to derail Democrats’ popular $3.5 trillion reconciliation package, progressives host a roundtable to bring their message directly to the American people.
“Many of these deaths were preventable,” said one Brazilian senator. “I am personally convinced that he is responsible for escalating the slaughter.”
Taxi drivers in NYC, most of whom are immigrants and people of color, have been financially ruined by gig companies and City Hall’s predatory licensing scheme. At the end of their rope, drivers are on a hunger strike to demand life-saving relief.
Among OECD countries, South Korea ranks third in highest annual working hours and workplace deaths. While also facing rampant exploitation in the “gig economy” and a housing crisis, a broad working-class coalition is emerging to demand change.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is trying to score political points by fawning over law enforcement and claiming that the grassroots push to ‘defund the police’ has put people in danger. That’s not what the evidence says, though.
Workers say they’re tired of seeing their wages and pensions stagnate while John Deere is on track for its most profitable year ever.
With record numbers of workers voluntarily quitting their jobs and strikes cropping up around the country, something significant is happening with the US workforce. How can organizers capitalize on this moment and help turn it into a movement?
It seems that the profits of the US military-industrial complex have been put ahead of security, and the relationship between Abu Dhabi and Washington has only grown stronger.
A 60,000-person strike that would have shut down the film and television industry nationwide was averted this weekend when IATSE reached a tentative agreement with the studios. But contract ratification by the union’s members is far from guaranteed.