The Supreme Court Just Handed ...

Jan 16, 2019 by

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court handed a victory to American workers, ruling unanimously that independent contractors who work in transportation may not be forced into mandatory arbitration.

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Wall Street, Banks and Angry C...

Dec 13, 2018 by

As we head into 2019, leaving the chaos of this year behind, a major question remains unanswered when it comes to the state of Main Street, not just here but across the planet.

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Workers Are Fighting Retail Ro...

Dec 6, 2018 by

A small group of Walmart workers recently publicly confronted Alice Walton, the Walmart heiress who is probably the world’s richest woman. Earlier this year, Walmart increased the starting wage for store associates to $11 an hour, but competitors Amazon and Target agreed to $15…

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Trump’s Economy Is on a ...

Sep 13, 2018 by

Whose interests are being promoted by macroeconomic policies…

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Solar vs Coal: Can green energ...

Aug 24, 2018 by

Polar ice caps are melting and thus causing higher sea levels…

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The Trump Administration Says ...

Aug 24, 2018 by

[Translate] Donald Trump meets with members of Congress and administration officials to discuss the Foreign Investment Risk Review...

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A Plan to Reverse the Climate ...

Jan 22, 2018 by

[Translate] If you’re part of the movement for a just and sustainable future, chances are you’ve heard of Paul Hawken. To say that...

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There’s a Pernicious Eco...

Aug 6, 2017 by

[Translate] Labor We have to get very clear on what kind of environment enriches working people. The good ideas don’t come from...

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A 21st-Century Form of Indentu...

Jul 18, 2017 by

[Translate] Labor Corpations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them. By...

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THIS SPRING, AMERICA IS GOING ...

May 1, 2017 by

Anti-Trump sentiment has generated calls for one of the most difficult mass demonstrations: the general strike.

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ALTERNATIVE FACTS VS. MILLIONS...

Jan 23, 2017 by

[Translate] HE’S PUNISHING US FOR THE WOMEN’S MARCH! CREDIT: AP Photo Less than a day after Donald Trump took office,...

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WORKERS CHALLENGE TRUMP TO FOL...

Dec 8, 2016 by

[Translate] Workers Challenge Trump To Follow Through On His Promises   Dave Johnson   OURFUTURE.ORG President-elect Donald Trump...

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Walmart, Nike and Others Decli...

Sep 28, 2016 by

[Translate] Labor Cambodia is a popular spot for American and European brands to subcontract production of textiles and shoes. By...

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Want to Know if the TPP Will B...

May 12, 2016 by

[Translate] Labor U.S. exports to Korea have been flat since the deal. By Leo Gerard / AlterNet   Photo Credit: Wikimedia On the...

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Did You Know That Recycling Ca...

Mar 31, 2016 by

[Translate] Labor We need to raise pay and improve working conditions for recycling workers. By Gail Bateson, Barbara Rahke /...

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Watch: Noam Chomsky’s Re...

Feb 22, 2016 by

[Translate] Labor Step aside, Donald Trump, this plan could actually work. By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet Photo Credit: Duncan...

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LESSONS FROM CONFRONTING THE G...

Aug 27, 2015 by

[Translate] HIGHTOWER LOWDOWN A plucky (and smart!) grassroots coalition has pushed the dastardly Trans-Pacific Partnership to the...

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Robert Reich: Something Good F...

Jul 2, 2015 by

[Translate] A higher overtime threshold will help reverse the trend of inequality. By Robert Reich / AlterNet The following post...

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SLAM THE DOOR ON FAST TRACK!

Jun 11, 2015 by

[Translate]   By Bill Moyers and Michael Winship, Moyers & Company | Op-Ed 7 May, 2014: AFGE joined other labor organizations to...

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WALMART IS A CULTURAL SICKNESS...

Jun 2, 2015 by

[Translate] American workers are conditioned to expect less and less even as they do more and more. And it’s killing them. Kyle...

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Elizabeth Warren Fires Back at...

May 20, 2015 by

[Translate] Labor There’s been a dismal record on enforcing labor standards. By Zaid Jilani / AlterNet Senator Elizabeth Warren...

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Sen. Warren’s Critique of the ...

May 15, 2015 by

[Translate] TRUTHDIG Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and President Barack Obama earlier this year. (AP / Jacquelyn Martin) Sen....

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Sen. Warren Backs Plan for Wor...

May 2, 2015 by

[Translate] Elite interests holding all the cards but one, say proponents of grassroots uprising… And that card is ‘the...

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Here Are All the Ways People A...

Apr 30, 2015 by

[Translate] Michelle Chen RSS Feed Exploring the world of work, from the border to the barricades.   A Bangladeshi woman looks at a...

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What Makes a Maker?

Apr 2, 2015 by

[Translate] Metropolis Magazine From potters to politicians, find everyone today wants to be called a maker. What can designers...

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Robert Reich: Why Work Has Bec...

Feb 26, 2015 by

[Translate] Labor We are all being “Uberized” out of economic security. By Robert Reich / AlterNet February 23, 2015...

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Stopping the Biggest Corporate...

Jan 10, 2015 by

[Translate] World How fighting back against one arcane, thumb Nixon-era trade negotiating procedure could put a stop to a global...

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Organic farming is so much har...

Jun 24, 2014 by

[Translate] Growing pains By Nathanael Johnson Sarah BayCelery harvest at New Morning Farm. Arlo Crawford’s memoir, A Farm Dies Once...

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What You Need to Earn to Rent ...

Apr 27, 2014 by

Unsurprisingly, the “housing wage” …

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