Worker and industrial issues

"Workers' Rebellion" at Verizon

April 19, 2016
Tatiana Hill, Verizon Wireless Sales Representative, says Wireless workers are fighting for basic job protections in their first ever contract negotiation

Seattle Teachers' Boycott of High Stakes Tests Spreads

September 4, 2015
Teacher Jesse Hagopian says Seattle educators will walk the picket lines beginning Wednesday, September 9 if their demands are not met.

Unions in America

February 14, 2013
Stephanie Luce: Union members earn on average 27% more, yet union density drops; Obama takes labor law reform off his agenda

Workers/People's Rights

February 14, 2013
Stephanie Luce: Union members earn on average 27% more, yet union density drops; Obama takes labor law reform off his agenda

The Black Elite and the Legacy of Martin Luther King

January 21, 2013

TRNN Replay: Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement

Anthony Monteiro on Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois

January 21, 2013
Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement

Black History

January 21, 2013
Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement

Martin Luther King Jr.

January 21, 2013
Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement

Michigan

December 11, 2012
Frank Hammer: GOP Governor and State legislature pass law weakening union rights

Hammer: 'Moral Bankruptcy' Behind Massive GM Recall

December 9, 2012
Melvin Thompson, a UAW local president, has joined Jorge Parra on hunger strike to support his bid to force GM to negotiate rights of Columbian workers

Plight of GM Workers

December 9, 2012
Melvin Thompson, a UAW local president, has joined Jorge Parra on hunger strike to support his bid to force GM to negotiate rights of Columbian workers

Platinum Miners and Class Struggle in South Africa

September 24, 2012
Vishwas Satgar: After bloody struggle, breakthrough on wages is an inspiring message to all South African miners and a challenge to ANC and official miners union

TRNN on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

September 23, 2012
VJ Prashad: With the 99% slogan, the Occupy movement raises the issue of inequality in a profound way