Vietnam spends 25 percent of its national budget providing pensions and social services to the nine million people who are veterans or related to them.
He talks about the challenges and struggles of Iranian workers and the likely effects of the nuclear deal on the economy.
Over 40 percent of natural gas comes from shale gas, which is such a driver for climate change because of methane -- 120 times more powerful than carbon.
One of the parties that led international social democracy's turn toward the centrist 'third way' in the 1990s is now poised to elect a new leader from the left.
"This visit to Guatemala reinforced how important it is to include strong labor protections in our trade deals and to make sure the U.S. follows through with enforcement of those rules."
A locomotive engineers strike stopped freight cars and passenger traffic; meanwhile, Angela Davis visited Berlin and elsewhere in Germany.
The coming to power of President Hassan Rouhani was sold, both nationally and internationally, as a turning point in the politics of Iran.
U.S. trade and immigration policy are linked. They are part of a single system, not separate and independent policies.
The growing interest in international solidarity by organized labor in the U.S. was on full display Sept. 13, at the national headquarters of the SEIU.
The big event was held in the capital city of Lefkosia (Nicosia) and attracted a massive turnout from the populace, especially labor.