On Feb. 26, UPS fired a 24-year UPS worker and union activist who was protesting the grueling 12-hour days during a bitter winter, and the company's unwillingness to reach an agreement addressing the issue.
From slavery to today's struggles against structural racism and for democracy for all, the African-American people continue to play a strategic role.
Remarks by Jarvis Tyner, national vice chairman of the CPUSA, in a recent teleconference call that was part of the preparations for the coming 30th convention of the party this June in Chicago.
Before observers and commentators blame "backward or racist southerners" for voting no, it is useful to look at this narrow vote in the context of power and intimidation.
As a health care professional, taking care of people and helping them comes from my heart and soul. It is what I love to do and truly feel what I was called to do with my life.
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.
There was one victory the neo-Confederate Republicans can claim that even the old Confederacy could not: the ability to shutdown the federal government, a symbol of their supreme distaste for both union and democracy.
In 2013, it's difficult to believe that in many parts of the country, it's legal to fire workers for their sexual orientation or gender identity. I
The ALEC forces are now subjecting Ohio counties with a strong organized labor base, to an onslaught of proposed changes in county government which, if passed, will abolish countywide election of county leaders.
Walmart and companies like it have few responsibilities to their employees to balance management's right to hire and fire at will, and what legal responsibilities they do bear have been eroded over the past decades.