May Day

May Day Protests As Much About Democrats as GOP and Trump

May 1, 2017

Since the 1990s, Washington, DC has been a sanctuary city for immigrants. Now, Republicans want to dismantle that protection status in cities across the United States and Democrats are doing little to stop them and in some cases are working with them

A Global Roundup of May Day Marches and Protests

May 2, 2016

Cities around the world both celebrated the history of the labor rights struggle and carried on its tradition by protesting for higher wages, better working conditions and an end to austerity

Workers’ Struggle in Baltimore (2/2)

May 2, 2014

Lucky Crosby, Chief Shop Steward, AFSCME Local 467 and Labor Historian Bill Barry continue their discussion of the history and current state of Baltimore’s workers movement

Hundreds of Thousands March For May Day Worldwide

May 2, 2014

A wrap-up of the world’s May Day protests against austerity for worker rights

The Lobbyists Behind Senate Failure to Advance Minimum Wage Increase

May 1, 2014

Twenty low-wage dependent trade groups band together to shut down the Senate’s minimum wage hike, although the majority of Americans support raising the federal minimum wage

Why Aren’t North American Workers More Militant? (2/2)

May 1, 2014

The second part of our May 1st discussion with union activists Bill Fletcher Jr., and Sam Gindin on the weakening of the workers movement and what needs to happen next

Why Aren’t North American Workers More Militant? (1/2)

April 30, 2014

On the occasion of May 1st, union activists Bill Fletcher Jr. and Sam Gindin discuss the weakening of the labor movement and what needs to happen next

Workers’ Struggle in Baltimore (1/2)

April 29, 2014

Lucky Crosby, Chief Shop Steward, AFSCME Local 467 and Labor Historian Bill Barry discuss the history and current state of Baltimore’s workers movement