Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: workers rights

Fossil fuel companies got $8.2 billion in tax bailouts—then fired over...

BailoutWatch highlights four companies that got tax windfalls but still fired workers.

Envision or perish—why we must start imagining the world we want...

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”

A Green New Deal for workers

"It puts forward the types of changes needed to give workers a fair deal in the United States."

Trump’s worst attacks on workers

So whose side is Trump really on?

Monopoly mayhem: Corporations win, workers lose

Big corporations have become so dominant that workers and consumers have fewer options and have to accept the wages and prices these giant corporations offer.

Bernie demands federal COVID-19 protections for airline employees

“We must put the safety of passengers and workers ahead of corporate profits.”

Americans have been bilked out of billions during the pandemic from...

Unless America addresses runaway income inequality and begins protecting the most vulnerable in society, the next pandemic will hit the nation even harder.

How COVID-19 showed America’s dependence on blue-collar workers

These workers are the lifeblood of the nation. They step up every day and keep America running—even during a pandemic.

Coronavirus prevention that works for working people

Now is the time to put the basic foundation in place that will make us all safer and more secure in good times, and more resilient when disaster strikes.

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.