Labor News


Today in labor history: Workers’ rule crushed in Hungary

On August 7, 1919, the Republic of the Councils of Hungary in Budapest was crushed by foreign reactionaries.


CPUSA leader turns up the volume on labor’s future

A crowd heard Communist Party Labor Commission Chair Scott Marshall's take on how he sees these issues fit into the macro-challenges facing labor movement today.


Labor’s history has missing pages

I asked a number of retired union activists to help clarify a big mystery raised by the 2003 book, "Left Out: Reds and America's Industrial Unions."