Rather than rely on presidential candidates as our saviors or endlessly revise utopian policy proposals, it is crucial that we examine which strategies, led by whom, are winning and why. Read More
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Celebrating May Day Starts by Taking Workers Seriously: Here in the United States, workers need a lot more than another holiday.
“…here in the United States, the date is barely known beyond those immigrants whose home countries honor it, or among the most committed labor activists. Yet May Day commemorates the lives of four labor organizers in the United States who were hanged in Chicago after being falsely convicted of throwing a bomb into a group of police.” Read More
Bernie Sanders: Now More Than Ever: There’s too much at stake to let establishment Democrats lead us down the road of failure by selling Joe Biden as safe. He’s not.
Only one candidate can peel the needed votes from Trump and generate the high level of enthusiasm needed in November: Bernie Sanders. Read More
Workers Are Not Your Props: The Democratic presidential field lined up to get their pictures taken with striking GM workers. But what workers really need from the Democratic Party is power, not photo ops.
Dear Democratic Party, stop with the picket line photo ops and start empowering workers. Read More
Chicago’s Teachers Are Making History. Again.: Rank-and-file workers are finally taking back their unions, and strikes are spreading across the country as a result.
The strikes that spread from Chicago across the nation are happening because energetic, smart rank-and-file workers are finally taking back their own organizations—their unions—after too many years of risk-averse leaders whose unwillingness to use the strike weapon contributed to the downfall of the working class. Read More