Posts Tagged: u.s working class

Durham workers join National Day of Action for $15 minimum wage

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Thousands of fast-food, airport and other workers went on strike Nov. 29 in 340 cities across the country as part of the Fight for $15 movement, an ac...

Andy Puzder: the anti-labor secretary

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On Dec. 8, Donald Trump announced that he intends to nominate fast-food CEO Andy Puzder as secretary of labor.

More dirt on Wells Fargo

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Wells Fargo recently made headlines for fraudulently opening more than 2 million bank and credit accounts since 2011, all without the account owner’...

Native leader and vice presidential candidate Dennis Banks campaigns in CA

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Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement and vice-presidential candidate recently visited California to promote the campaign and speak...

The truth about City Year: exploiting idealism

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We are City Year workers and alumni who refuse to stay silent about the exploitation we experienced while working at schools.

Houston activists challenge unhealthy McDonald’s in Children’s Hospital

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Activists in Houston are fighting to stop Texas Children’s Hospital and Ben Taub Hospital from renewing contracts with McDonald’s.

La Riva/Banks win Peace and Freedom primary, urge Sanders supporters to keep fighting

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“I am excited to have won the Peace and Freedom Party primary election, and look forward to winning the final nomination at the PFP convention in Au...

Carrier workers—victims of laws of capitalism or capitalist laws?

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In February, the Carrier Corporation announced that it would be moving its Indiana manufacturing operations to Mexico, rendering 2,100 workers jobless...

The monster the Republican Party made

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Last week’s Indiana primary has consolidated Donald Trump’s position as the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party in this year’s presiden...

Thief! $50 billion in wages stolen by U.S. companies

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Wage theft costs workers billions of dollars every year in the United States.