Trump Re-Opens NAFTA, Activists Fear It Is The TPP In Disguise
Like a steady drumbeat, candidate for President, Donald Trump, said he would “renegotiate NAFTA,” the North American Free Trade Agreement that has cost millions of American jobs. As talks begin this week to make changes to NAFTA some fear that this “new NAFTA” will just be another “grab bag of … Continue reading
The Most Terrifying And Important Video About #Charlottesville You Need To See
The rise of the “alt-right” has brought with it a rise in white supremecy and neo-nazism. One of … Continue reading
Why Everyone Should Be A Fair Hotel Partner
If you are like me, when you travel you try to spend your money in a responsible way that helps the people of the community you are visiting. I like to eat at small “mom and pop” restaurants and to stay at a union hotel whenever I can.
We all … Continue reading
NEA’s Vice President, Becky Pringle, Delivers A Powerful Speech At Netroots Nation
While attending the Netroots Nation convention in Atlanta this week I heard from many different speakers and I have to say one of my favorite speeches came from Becky Pringle, the Vice President of the National Education Association (NEA), the largest labor union in the country, with over 3 million … Continue reading
AFL-CIO Condemns Domestic Terrorism In Charlottesville
AFL-CIO President says, “Call it what it is: domestic terrorism rooted in bigotry.”
Yesterday, the world watched in horror as white supremacists and neo-Nazi hate groups clashed with a group of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The situation quickly escalated as James Alex Fields Jr a twenty year old … Continue reading
Change, Cost and Compassion — Selling Medicare For All
By Brad Bannon
Republicans have been as quiet as church mice on healthcare reform since the latest version of what I call “Trump(Doesn’t)Care” crashed and burned in the Senate. President Trump will try to kill ObamaCare by executive fiat while the president’s addled allies in Congress bumble their way into … Continue reading
Leo W Gerard: Workers Need Better Trade Deals, Not More Talk
President Donald Trump, author of “The Art of the Deal,” said this week that China is giving American workers and companies a crummy one. He promised to do something about it.
This occurred within days of his Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, demanding “fair, free and … Continue reading
Business Economist And Industry Shill Now Chair Of Health Economics At UNH
The University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics just hired one of the business industry’s biggest shills in the fight against raising the minimum wage.
The Donald likely would be looking for love in all the wrong places if he campaigned in some deep western Kentucky union halls.