Opinion

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Clear-cut progressive victory in New York City public advocate race

A progressive trend in the New York City elections for mayor, comptroller, borough offices and city council became even more clear-cut in the runoff Democratic Party primary for the third city-wide office - public advocate.

Reader voices: City workers have HOPE on their side

HOPE met to discuss the coming class battle over pension funds. This is the same struggle seen in Wisconsin and all over the country.

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War on women extends to workplaces

There are disturbing trends regarding war on women and the workplace, especially public sevtor workers, including teachers, and hotel and hospitality workers in the private sector.

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National treasures worth fighting for

The U.S. postal service like our national parks is a national treasure.

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2011: People Said NO to union busting, greed and war

2011 will be remembered as the year workers occupied capitals to defend union rights and the jobs of millions of public workers.

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Attention lawmakers: Connecticut is not broke

State workers in Connecticut are in a pitched battle to save their jobs and the services they provide.

Rahm Emanuel treading wrong path

It's pretty clear which side Rahm Emanuel is on.

The battles that must be won

Re-electing Obama in 2012, preserving unions and public services, defeating racism, advocating for LGBT rights,  fighting for a massive  jobs program and ending the wars overseas are must win battles.

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Wisconsin: beachhead in the fight for democracy

The battle in Wisconsin, the epicenter of a labor-led popular nationwide uprising, is stoking the fires of a people's counteroffensive.

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There were no outsiders in Madison

America called and they came. And it was immediate. Wave after wave of concerned citizens evolved into a tsunami of humanity that descended upon Madison, Wisconsin. As workers, students and everyday citizens with no political bent understood the Republicans' intent, they responded en masse.

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