Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: labor

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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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight the climate crisis

"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."