Opinion

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Jobs with Justice: Now more than ever

Jobs with Justice enters its 25th year facing incredible challenges. In the wake of the just agreed to debt ceiling fight the whole working class faces even greater attack and pain.

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Kenneth Appelhans, fighter for working people, dies

Kenneth William Appelhans, a staunch fighter for the rights of all workers, died June 29 at the age of 75.

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Collective bargaining is a right, not a privilege!

Note to Governors Kasich and Walker: The right of workers to bargain collectively over their basic conditions of work is a 76-year American tradition.

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Wisconsin, the law, and Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson

Reading the judge's dissent last week, I was not surprised that she maintained her integrity, as I witnessed it first-hand when I knocked on her door three years ago.

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No such thing as too big for justice

The conservative-dominated Supreme Court ruled that Wal-Mart is too big to face class action justice, but America's workers think otherwise.

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Video: "From Wisconsin to Washington, stand up for jobs, workers' rights and peace"

NEW YORK - The CPUSA held its First Annual Conference in New York City, today, April 16.

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News flash: Americans aren't anti-worker

Polls have found Wisconsin Gov. Walker's union-busting tactics to be widely unpopular despite the major media's presumption that the opposite would be true.

 

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After 64 years, still paying the price for Taft-Hartley

How did the landmark anti-labor legislation, backed at that time by Joe McCarthy and Richard Nixon, come to be the law of the land?

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It’s not just Wisconsin: a nationwide counteroffensive is emerging

It is fair to say a new phase of a struggle is afoot, in which labor and its allies could turn the tables decisively in their favor.

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Triangle fire: then and now

While walking through the Evergreen Cemetery recently, located in Ridgewood Brooklyn, I came across a section dedicated to eight unidentified young women who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist fire on March 25, 1911.

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