Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: worker rights

10 charts on the state of U.S. workers on the 2nd...

While workers are continuing to struggle under Covid, corporate lobbyists are converging on Capitol Hill to block proposed pro-labor reforms.

Labor rights advocates’ Fight for $15 has helped millions of workers

“The success of the movement for higher wages... only reaffirms how far out of step lawmakers in Congress are from their constituents, as they continue to refuse to raise the federal minimum wage.”

This 1916 experiment made workers wealthy

Robert Reich makes the case for bringing back the old practice of corporations sharing profits with their workers.

Worker power

Together, you can change the rules, and build a world where workers have real power.

Imagine a world where workers have power

Robert Reich breaks down the political choices that have systematically dismantled worker power over the past 40 years — and how we can build a world where workers have a real voice again.

Shoplifting is big news; stealing millions from workers is not

The shoplifting video is supposed to represent multiple examples of retail theft, but the wage theft settlement is also one example of a widespread issue.

Why the PRO Act is critical

The PRO Act alone won’t end economic inequality or return prosperity and opportunity to America’s working families. But passage of the PRO Act would help.

Why workers Memorial Day is a national call to action

“The goal for every one of our team members is to ensure all of our brothers and sisters go home safely to their families each and every day.”

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.”

Vote no on CA Prop 22: Reject this corporate power grab

Don’t let big corporations pay hundreds of millions to strip workers of the rights and protections they need.

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.