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Last night was my wife's birthday so we went to a broadway play, "Fela!". It's the story of a person challenging the ruling powers of Nigeria, and trying to bring change to that country. Guess who ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 901 comments on Sat Nov 20, 2010 at 06:50 PM PST with 384 Recommends
I know I’m late to the party on this, but I wanted to post something about the situation that unfolded at a St. Louis Applebee’s recently that shows just how vulnerable workers are, and how ...
by Working America
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 03:15 PM PST with 38 Recommends
Here on the Great Orange Satan, we see many open letters. Letters to President Obama, letters to members of Congress, letters to other members, letters to other letters, and letters that are so ...
by weatherdude
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 12:32 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
On Thursday, June 27, at 6:00 p.m., Working America , OLE , El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos , and attorneys from the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty will host ...
by Working America
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 06:51 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Since 2010, right-wing governors and legislators have attacked workers’ rights across the Midwest. These attacks have come in different forms: from stripping public workers’ collective ...
by Working America
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 01:50 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
“That sounds rather quixotic, don’t you think?” I had just finished explaining our plan to garner support for the Bring Jobs Home Act, a bill that would eliminate tax breaks for companies ...
by Working America
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 08:53 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
This week in Bernalillo County this first phase-in of the new minimum wage increase begins. Now 10,000 low wage workers and their families will be making $8.00 an hour ...
by Working America
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 08:11 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
We spend a big part of our life at work—but for too many of us, that time is spent bumping up against challenges that make it hard to deal with. Fortunately, you don’t have to deal with it alone.
by Working America
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 11:10 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Cross Posted from The The Mohave Left Governor Brewer continues her blatant refusal to release ...
by tickle b
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Oct 20, 2010 at 01:59 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The Wisconsin capitol, Sintagma square and everything in between A dispatch from a member of the WI uprising in the midst of the #...
by Odysseas
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 04:18 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The conservatives OWN Twitter. They use it for political purposes. The shortener [http://bit.ly bit.ly] is the premier means of taking unwieldly URLS and turning them into tweet friendly ...
by Blog Workers Industrial Union
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Jun 07, 2010 at 04:26 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The post you are about to read is of my own opinion. Un-Elected Governor Jan Brewer proved in tonights Clean Elections Debate that she is not fit to hold Arizona's highest ...
by tickle b
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 09:52 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
As most of us know, income and wealth inequality are the most important issues in our country today. • Squeezing working families out of the middle class • 40 years of stagnant wages • ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 06:10 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The budget gets a lot of attention in Washington, D.C. And we’re about to launch into a whole new season of it with a renewed sense of urgency carried by the weight of a presidential election year.
by National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 01:11 PM PST with 5 Recommends
It's time for fresh ideas in Arizona and Mohave County. Are you as done with our elected officials sitting on their hands as I am?. Trent Franks, John McCain and Ron Gould all know that they don'...
by tickle b
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Sep 15, 2010 at 01:49 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
It isn't polls or pundits that determines elections... it's what you don't see. The 2014 bloodbath was the result of weak Democratic candidates playing the Republican's game and wooing the same ...
by whatsamatta u
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 11:56 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Crosspost: http://occupiedchicagotribune.org/2012/05/dance-for-that-anarchy-my-love-hate-relationship-with-black-blocs/ It’s exhilarating to have power. Exhilarating, really. It makes sense, then,
by tsitfel
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 01:05 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I don't know if I'm just being naive, or simply idealistic. Perhaps both? Being today is the anniversary of the 9/11/01 attacks on the United States, there was a post on FaceBook where you can add ...
by tickle b
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Sep 11, 2010 at 08:16 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Late yesterday, the Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill that would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. It’s not a perfect bill, but if it were to become ...
by Working America
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 01:51 PM PDT with 1 Recommend