Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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 interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.