Opinion

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Young people stand up for respect in workplace

This story is also about my sister's struggle in her workplace with a management team, who because of the environment capitalism creates pushing some to climb the corporate ladder, lose their humanity in the process.

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The minimum wage, labor and the 2012 elections

Unions and labor need to speak independently for all of the working class and working families.

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Union leader Avelino “Abba” Ramos dies at 78

Avelino "Abba" Ramos, longtime leader in the ILWU, died in his sleep of Lewy body dementia, June 5, at Bali Bay Care Home in Richmond, Calif.

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Ten dead, a hundred injured in bloodstained Chicago field

They were on strike but the strike was just a week old so people were not yet in the direst of straights.

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Why Workers Memorial Day concerns us all

Here are just a few reasons why we should be concerned about Workers Memorial Day:

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"Cut from Plain Cloth, The 2011 Wisconsin Workers Protests"

As you turn the pages of this outstanding work, it is clear that it was complied with the same love, spirit, and determination that fueled the protests themselves.

Ron Paul, "progressive"?

Paul stands against workers' rights and unions in every form and stands up for the "right" of corporations to rule "freely" over "their" workforce.

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Class war: They started it

The Republicans conveniently forget that they started the class war - and they've been winning it for years.

 

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What does the future hold for disabled Americans like me?

The challenges people with disabilities like me face every day at home, at work and in school are everywhere.

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Bread and Roses struggle continues

This morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the local high school Girl's Ensemble was scheduled to sing "The Internationale" at City Hall.

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