"Coal miners and coal companies in West Virginia clashed in a series of brutal conflicts over labor conditions and unionization."
This poem/prayer was originally published in People's Weekly World in March 2006.
Alantris Muhammad and millions of other workers like her face a big problem: The U.S. Supreme Court.
"The End Of American Labor Unions" is a good little book, packed with insight and analysis.
On Memorial Day, 1937 thousands of steelworkers marched on Republic Steel in Chicago, demanding union recognition.
Millions who have never read the book have seen the film version starring Henry Fonda and directed by John Ford.
Examining "race management" during slavery, Western expansion, and early 20th century industrial production.
"With Our Loving Hands: 1199 NE Nursing Home Workers Tell their Story" is an unusual book for several reasons.
Activism like that takes courage and wisdom. It emerges out of deep places in the human spirit, the interior felt-life experience expressed by the arts and also by religion.
In 1978, Sylvester Stallone was cast to portray a labor leader with a story remarkably similar to that of the late James R. Hoffa.