Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tag: labor

How Biden’s agenda is shaped by the corporate class

A national government that represents corporations and routinely lies to its voters needs Silicon Valley and the corporate press to maintain a stranglehold over the dissemination of information.

The American Rescue Plan is for real

“People are hurting enough already. They don’t need more worries about the future.”

Why the US manufacturing renaissance is essential for its survival

After decades of decline, the nation now seems “on the brink” of understanding that it’s let far too much manufacturing capacity slip away.

Pandemic may have left over 250 million people with acute food...

As Black and Latinx families experience disproportionate food insecurity, experts warn of famine in dozens of countries.

Why America needs new infrastructure to survive

Without a bold rebuilding campaign, Americans will continue to risk their well-being and livelihoods as the nation collapses around them.

How corporations try to divide and exploit America’s workers

“These companies are not going to give you everything out of the goodness of their hearts. They start sweating when they see you standing together.”

Why U.S. labor laws need a major update—the PRO Act is...

The PRO Act will help to level the playing field and arrest the decades-long erosion of labor rights that significantly accelerated under the previous, anti-worker presidential administration.

Why America’s future depends on rebuilding our factories

Biden’s Build Back Better campaign will make commonsense investments in U.S. manufacturing that put millions to work and ensure a reliable, high-quality supply of critical goods.

Why the USDA is being sued—again

The USDA is facing lawsuits for shirking its responsibility to protect birds from animal welfare violations.

Tyson exploits consumers just like its animals and the workers who...

Vulnerable workers, abused animals and a rigged system are the foundation of an unethical, destructive business model.

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The unraveling of the American empire

U.S. leadership has stumbled from one military debacle to another, a trajectory mirroring the sad finales of other historical imperial powers.

PPE may save human lives, but it’s deadly for wildlife

Welcome to the world’s new pollution problem.

Total number of black Americans killed by the US police. Why Joe Biden may...

In clear words, he could be considered as a threat to minority voters.

How Native communities on the frontline of climate change are feeling the heat

“We have the least amount of resources. So we’re doing more with less every year."

Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

Derek Chauvin was convicted on one count of second degree manslaughter, one count of second degree murder, and one count of third degree murder.