Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Labor Day

Labor Day 2020: The power shift

If wealth continues to concentrate at the top, no one will be able to contain the corrupting influence of big money on the American system and the anger it unleashes.

New report outlines Trump’s actual work agenda: ‘Drop dead’

"Trump has betrayed America's workforce, sacrificing lives at the altar of industry profits."

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 3

Labor Day: When workers are recognized as human, $30 trillion to the richest white Americans, Los Angeles educators vote to strike, and more.

Labor Day 2017: Working families move closer to paid parental leave

For the nation’s poor working parents, the absence of paid leave is only the visible top of an iceberg of workplace challenges.

A New Bill of Rights for Workers: 10 demands the labor...

It is time for unions to return to demanding workers’ rights without apology. 

Trump’s Labor Day

Tragically, Trump was right. Now all of us are paying the price.

A Message to Working People on Labor Day from a Former...

Change is slow, and at times seems hopeless. But change is inevitable. Do not wait for politicians to take the lead. We are the leaders.

This Labor Day, Let’s Look at Ways Green Energy Is Helping...

The fuel for solar and wind is free. At some point in the next 50 years, installation will be done or inexpensive, and the fuel will be gratis. The average worker will likely experience the equivalent of a 6% raise as a result.

Labor Day 2028

By 2028 will technology replace all work, leaving no one worried about making money? If John Maynard Keynes' prediction is right, we must learn how to redistribute the profits from these labor-saving inventions—and fast.

The Upsurge in Uncertain Work

In this “irregular” economy, the result is the same: no predictable earnings or hours. But could the majority of the American labor force become fungible, sought only for reliability and low cost?

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Why Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg are so adamant about the imperative of defeating...

The potential for democracy in the United States will largely hinge on whether Trump gains re-election.
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The stock market is not the economy

The next time you hear someone say the stock market is a reflection of the economy, tell them that’s rubbish! The real economy is jobs and wages.

Right wing populism: The politics of imagined enemies and personal grievance

A key part of this politics of personal complaint has been the dismissal, especially by the current occupant of the White House, of news outlets that criticize him or point out his lies as ‘fake news’.

Why I’m voting Green in 2020

We need to vote for candidates who represent and are part of the popular movements so we advance the causes of economic, racial and environmental justice.

To end this madness: Vote, and vote as if your very survival depended on...

In the past when American faced monumental problems it had leaders and citizens who stood up and responded in various ways to help the country overcome them.