Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: labor

The roadblock to common sense pension reform

Vote for legislators who want to allow workers to save for retirement and against legislators who are shills for the financial sector.

Why wages are going nowhere

The combination of high corporate profits and growing corporate political power has created a vicious cycle.

Disneyland Resort becomes one of the highest minimum wages in country...

The minimum wage increase comes after four labor unions representing employees pressured Disneyland Resort for months.

Collective action is key to keeping labor strong

As long as workers band together, they can make concrete improvements in their working conditions.

How corporations plan to use Janus to turn workers against their...

A union buster may be coming to your door.

Unions have been down before, history shows how they can come...

It’s not the first time this has happened in U.S. history.

‘May Day’ militancy needed to create the economy we need

On this May Day, we reflect on the history of worker power and present lessons from our past to build power for the future.

What Does It Take to Survive Where You Live?

A new report concludes that current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour doesn’t come close, anywhere in the United States.

Prostitution: Being Raped for a Living

Rachel Moran, like many other girls and women, was forced into prostitution—desperate and homeless. Now a prostitution abolition activist, writer and blogger, Moran has created an organization for survivors of prostitution and is striving for its outlaw.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.