For many who feel the country has been hijacked by corporate power the union democratic model is appealing.
There is one thing Wisconsin union families want everyone to know: the protests are about workers' freedom to organize into a union and bargain collectively.
"I've never been in a workers' uprising like this in my life," said a middle-aged woman as everyone around her broke into cheers, with thousands of workers packing the state Capitol on the fourth day of protests.
WASHINGTON - The mainstream media has become so biased against working people that even a federal agency can't get its message out, says a senior Department of Labor official.
This week a group of Facebook users called for a "Robot Boycott."
WASHINGTON (PAI)--In a scene that one postal worker from Chicago said was unlike any other union conclave he ever attended.
One of the most influential truckers on Twitter is TruckerDesiree, who has 5,786 followers and is a whistleblower on truck driving school scams.
NEW YORK-From the dawn of capitalism, working people have had to battle constantly for better wages, working conditions and quality of life. Now workers have gained a new tool against their bosses: texting.
It was days before Christmas when 1,400 truck drivers got the news. Their employer, Arrow Trucking, suspended its operations, leaving them high and dry just before the holiday.
NEW YORK -- Several hundred labor organizers, community organizers and progressive technologists gathered here Dec. 6 for the Organizing 2.0 Conference.