Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Fast Food Workers in Kentucky Stand Up to Global Billion-Dollar Corporation in Union Vote

This Wednesday, cooks and cashiers at Morehead State University (MSU) will vote to unionize in order to bargain for a liveable wage. The workers are employed by Aramark, whose top executive makes 1,817 times more per year than their average worker.

Gutting climate protections won’t bring back coal jobs

Trump is using sympathetic out-of-work miners as a cover for what is really just a handout to dirty industry.

With House Passage of Extreme 20-Week Abortion Ban, GOP Continues Assault on Reproductive Rights

The Republican-controlled House just recently approved a bill that bans most abortions after 20 weeks. The assault on women and their reproductive rights continues at the hands of the GOP.

Why the GOP is trying to take credit for union workers’ infrastructure victory

As Republicans try to take credit for the infrastructure program, it’s important for union members to continue pointing out the truth.

The trial for Berta Caceres’s murder will test Biden’s Central America policy

The Biden administration says it wants to counter the corruption that’s driving displacement. Does that apply to U.S. allies in Honduras?

Donald Trump Supports Registry, Special Identification for Muslim Americans

Donald Trump expressed this week that he would support forcing American Muslims to carry special identification showing their faith. The presidential candidate also supports forcing Muslim Americans to be registered in a database.

Suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO reportedly used racial slur describing potential clients

“In the view of the Board, Mr. Nix’s recent comments secretly recorded by Channel 4 and other allegations do not represent the values or operations of the firm and his suspension reflects the seriousness with which we view this violation.”

There was progress at the Global Climate Summit. Now urgent action is needed.

To create a climate-safe world doesn't simply require impressive targets for the next two decades – it requires urgent action in the next two years.

Let’s End Torture in U.S. Prisons

Survivors call solitary confinement “living death.”

How outsourcing threatens America’s safety

“Choose wisely, because cheaper does not mean better. You get what you pay for.”