workers rights

Is Target Doing Right by its Employees?

July 3, 2018

Employees at a Baltimore County Target lead an action to bring attention to claims of racism, sexism, and ableism by managers

Is Climate Change the Real Job Killer?

September 27, 2017

If trade unionists truly want to protect jobs, they must address the effects of climate change on labor, says Joe Uehlein, president of the Labor Network for Sustainability

May Day: Hundreds of Thousands Celebrate International Workers Day

May 2, 2017

In the face of different manifestations of social and economic injustice, demonstrators across the world rose up for workers’ rights

How the Democratic Candidates Can Adopt a More Progressive Immigration Platform

February 26, 2016

Author and activist David Bacon says increasing deportations will not increase wages, but strengthening unions and workers’ rights and raising the minimum wage will

Unions in America

January 22, 2016
Dr. Jane McAlevey, author of the forthcoming ‘No Shortcuts’, says Hillary has a track record on labor amounting to an “F”

Trade Rules and the Operations of Multinational Corporations

September 25, 2013
Kevin Zeese: The Trans-Pacific Partnership has nothing to do with trade or freedom, and ongoing demonstrations could encourage those on the inside to speak up

Brazil Protests

July 12, 2013
Brazilian workers strike across the country in “Day of Social Struggle’ demanding specific reforms.

Thousands Strike Greek Gov’t Pulling the Plug on State TV

June 14, 2013

Costas Lapavitsas: State TV shutdown affront to democracy, time is ripe for Left to gain power

Investing in Schools Creates More Than Twice as Many Jobs as Military Spending

June 6, 2013

Bob Pollin: Education spending is the best job creator – so why are local and state governments firing teachers and closing schools?