Saturday, March 25, 2023

The rail unions warned us. Greed is dangerous.

Following multiple, dangerous derailments across the country, those working the railroad have a solution to the nation's rail crisis: public ownership.

Texas governor says most gun crimes involve illegally owned weapons. That’s not true for...

According to an investigation by ProPublica and The Texas Tribune, the majority of the state’s 19 mass shootings over the past six decades were carried out by men who legally possessed firearms.

How unions safeguard workers’ sweat equity

When companies do threaten to close worksites, unions step up to preserve jobs and protect communities.

New Biden rule denounced as ‘Trump’s asylum ban under a different name’

"This asylum ban is, at its core, Trump's asylum ban under a different name."

Asking the oppressed to be nonviolent is an impossible standard that ignores history

"Only after the threat of black violence emerged did civil rights legislation move to the forefront of the national agenda."

The lesson we need to teach our nation’s rich

We will not let your wealth come at the expense of our children’s future.

Investigation shows rail giant donated to Ohio governor a month before toxic crash

If Norfolk Southern "can pay for lobbyists and politicians, they can pay to clean up the mess they made in our community," said one local group.

Northwest climate activists fight a new front in the movement to stop fossil fuels

Climate groups and Indigenous nations are working to add the GTN Xpress pipeline expansion to a long list of defeated fossil fuel transportation projects in the Northwest.

‘Egregious’: DOL finds US meatpacking plants illegally employed 100+ children

The federal probe revealed that Packers Sanitation Services had children as young as 13 "working with hazardous chemicals and cleaning meat processing equipment including back saws, brisket saws, and head splitters."

There’s no such thing as ‘humane slaughter’ of livestock—federal records prove it

We know that “humane slaughter” is an oxymoron.