I am not descended from bankers, Wall Street moguls, or CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. I sit here in my college café and whisper words of gratitude for my distinct heritage.
Deep-going social change in a progressive, left and socialist direction doesn't just "happen." It requires, first of all, real, active, and politically far-seeing social movements on the ground.
I have worked in the fast food industry myself for two years; I can say it is an exhausting, very underpaying industry to work in.
Just 25 individuals make more than twice as much as all kindergarten teachers in America.
The Communist Party USA salutes the working people of all nations on this May Day, International Workers' Day.
Musk is only the most extreme example of the overcompensated corporate crook running U.S. companies on the AFL-CIO's latest Executive Paywatch list.
Who I'm really talking about are people whose lives are based on the pursuit of profit by any means possible - and who fight creating a moral and democratic basis for that wealth.
"Cesar Chavez" tells the important details of the life of the inspiring hero of labor and social justice for Chicanos.
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.
To really keep up with just population growth some 200,000 good jobs, ones that pay a living wage, need to be created each month.