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Prediction: Hillary Will Be Pro-TPP
House Democrats control almost 2/3 of seats (121/188) representing 20 big export-dependent metros , and the amount of Democratic voters living in manufacturing-dependent cities keep on declining , ...
DemProgStrategist 05/22/2015 1
Bernie is Running to Win
“Today, we learn that JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and other huge banks were fined $5 billion for rigging interest rates and manipulating currency exchanges. Sadly, this is just the tip of the ...
StewartAcuff 05/22/2015 8
Have You Been to Jail for Justice?
On this day Labor History the year was 1895. Labor organizer Eugene V. Debs began a six month prison sentence in Woodstock, Illinois. Debs was the leader of the American Railway Union that had ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/22/2015 2
Texas House Attacks Public Employee Unions with ALEC Influenced Dues Deduction Bill
Texas, long known as an anti-union “Right to Work (For Less)” state, has introduced a potentially devastating bill for public employee unions that would prohibit most government entities from ...
Stephen Benavides 05/21/2015 9
I Just Sent Bernie 20$
One of the wonderful things about Bernie Sanders is his authenticity on issues that other politicians can't match. His campaign is inspiring regular citizens all across the country to get ...
Tool 05/21/2015 18
Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 3
Hellraisers Journal: Socialist Preachers Forced to Stifle Themselves For Fear of Landlord's Ire.
Definition of Socialism from the Socialist Party of Oklahoma: Collective ownership and democratic management of things collectively used and private ownership of things privately used. ```````````
JayRaye 05/21/2015 3
If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 12
"Little" Wagner Act
On this day Labor History the year was 1945. That was a very important day for workers on the islands of Hawaii. It marked the passage of the federal Hawaii Employment Relations Act, more ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/21/2015 2
Building Bridges Radio: Insurgent Trade Unionism in South Africa
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2015/05/insurgent-trade-unionism-in-south.html Insurgent Trade Unionism in South Africa featuring Luke Sinwel, senior researcher at the University of ...
buildingbridgesradio 05/20/2015 1
McDonald's can't ignore worker protests before shareholder meeting
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 13
Hellraisers Journal: Fifty Striking Chicago School Children Supporting Teamsters Arrested and Jailed
If they want to fight, let them come on. We will call out every member of our union rather than give up. -Teamster President Cornelius Shea `````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
JayRaye 05/20/2015 3
Acuff on Cavuto Today Talking about the #FightFor15
Today I’ll be on “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on Fox News at 4pm ET talking about the #fightfor15 protest at the McDonald’s HQ in Oak Brook, IL! Image source: @...
StewartAcuff 05/20/2015 2
The Railway Labor Act
On this day Labor History the year was 1926. That was the day President Calvin Coolidge signed the Railway Labor Act. For decades railroad labor disputes had often become bloody affairs. The ...
The Rick Smith Show 05/20/2015 1
Los Angeles votes to raise minimum wage to $15.00 by 2020
The national movement to raise the minimum wage scored its' biggest victory to date when the Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 to raise its' minimum wage to $15.00 by the year 2020 earlier today .
Chitown Kev 05/19/2015 13
Daily Kos Labor digest
Five ways to help nail salon workers. Better than swearing off manicures now while the subject is on your mind, then slinking ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 3
Hellraisers Journal: Mrs. Wells-Barnett Speaks at Chicago Meeting, Protests Race Prejudice in Strike
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Friday ...
JayRaye 05/19/2015 3
Congress must explain TPP's "regulatory coherence" before we, the people sign off on "fast-tracking"
Even looking at earlier drafts of sections reveal that trade agreements can have negative externalities that may have far-reaching costs for signatory nations. That some senators like Elizabeth ...
annieli 05/19/2015 2
Let The Public Read The Completed Parts Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership
The president says the pubic can’t see the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership because it is still being negotiated. So let us see the parts that are not still being negotiated.
davej 05/19/2015 4
Pfizer Drop ALEC: We are 200 signatures away from 100,000!
Today, Common Cause, Sierra Club, Forecast The Facts, the American Federation of Teachers, and AFSCME are delivering petitions ...
JayRiestenberg 05/19/2015 5
The Danger is Real!
NAFTA has already proven to us the threat to American sovereignty posed by so-called "Free Trade Agreements" - this article gives just one concrete example of American laws being trampled by ...
BBobMI 05/19/2015 6

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