Labor Leaders Speak At The Democratic National Convention (VIDEO)
The Democratic National Convention is in full swing and there is so much going on it is easy to miss something.
On Day 1 of the DNC labor leaders from a variety of national unions spoke in support of Hillary Clinton and in opposition to the possibility of a Donald … Continue reading
Leo W Gerard: Voters Can Choose U.S. Forecast: Bright Or Falling Skies
The dark and treacherous skies Donald Trump invoked at the Republican National Convention last week have lifted as Democrats begin their meeting in Philly today with a healthy dose of optimism.
The Hillary Clinton team sees America differently. They recognize problems like stagnant wages, unfair trade closing American factories, insufficient … Continue reading
Our Revolution Continues As Sanders Encourages Support For Clinton (VIDEO)
“Enough is enough. This country and our government belong to all of us, not just a handful of billionaire,” wrote Bernie Sanders in a email to supporters last night.
A little over a year ago we started a revolution to take back our government from the oligarchs … Continue reading
The AFL-CIO Pushes Back Against Pro-Business Democrats Trying To Change The New Overtime Threshold
Everyone agrees that the current overtime threshold needs to be updated. The issue is, how quickly should this update take effect?
In May, the … Continue reading
Rep. Peter DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Curb Speculative Wall Street Trading and Bolster Main Street
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) today introduced legislation that would levy a 0.03 percent tax on transactions of stocks, bonds and derivatives to discourage the same … Continue reading
Connolly And Van Ostern Trade Jabs Over A 24 Year Old Report That Goes After State Workers
Executive Councilor Colin Van Ostern and Mark Connolly recently traded jabs at the New Hampshire Progressive Summit Gubernatorial Forum and the NH State Employees Association (SEIU 1984) Gubernatorial Forum. Both Van Ostern and Connolly are vying for the Democratic nomination in the race to be the next Governor of New … Continue reading
Colin Van Ostern Unveils Plan To Expand Opportunities For NH Women And Their Families
Van Ostern Says He’ll Work To Improve The Health And Economic Security
Of New Hampshire … Continue reading
NH Rebellion March To End Political Corruption On July 9th
5-mile NH Rebellion March to End Big Money in Politics.
Portsmouth, NH – At 9:00 am this Saturday, July 9, dozens of committed “Granny D walkers” … Continue reading
Union Members Don't Love Donald Trump As He Claims
Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, bragged about his “tremendous support within unions.” “The workers love me,” he claimed.
The Donald likely would be looking for love in all the wrong places if he campaigned in some deep western Kentucky union halls.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidates To Push 'Right To Work' On NH Once Again
As Yogi Berra once put it, “It’s like Déjà vu, all over again.”
The Republican Gubernatorial primary candidates just showed how out of touch they are with working families. WMUR reported this week at all of the GOP candidates for New Hampshire’s Governor came out in strong in support of the so-called Right To Work legislation.
UBER's Sharing Economy Is A New Name For Exploiting Workers
Uber and the “sharing economy” may be the biggest economic lie since “Right to Work.”
The sharing economy is a fraud, a sham, a corporate marketing stunt to get people who believe that by using “on-demand” apps is somehow helping workers and not feeding the greedy capitalistic system.