There is an illusion that American workers' economic woes are attributable to their own lack of appropriate skills rather than to concerted efforts on the part of capital to disempower workers.
It was Scott Walker himself whose continued bragging about how he had taken away the rights of workers in his home state that actually did him in.
Many proposals to prop up or restore the health of our current economic system are at odds with improving the standard of living for workers in the U.S.
There is an answer to public education's poor performance: money; we will have to pay for it, just as we pay for a massive military budget.
Their request is a simple one: A $15 an hour minimum wage and the right to organize a union.
The Supreme Court's latest assault on the Labor Movement - Harris vs. Quinn - shows how essential it is for Democrats to win the White House in 2016.
We are now in the midst of a full-fledged class war against America's working people. Those directly firing the shots at the U.S. working class are an array of state lawmakers bought and paid for by powerful right wing groups.
Was it the Christmas spirit or the street heat that was getting to Walker? The governor will soon find out that 2012 is going to be a whole lot hotter.
Republicans are clearly using the National Labor Relations Board complaint against Boeing to launch a bigger, right-wing assault on individual worker rights and collective bargaining.
Today 36% of public workers are union members which corresponds very closely to 37% of the total U.S. workforce unionized from the 1960s to 1980s.