NPR’s infomercial for Amazon on its networks shows the corrosive nature of laying in bed with one’s corporate sponsor. It harms credibility.
America is in need of a real worker revolt. The Fight for $15 has been ongoing, but to many, it did not feel like a general workers movement but more a fight by those at the economic fringe who need quick relief. The teachers’ strikes are different for it tells a different story, an abysmal […]
The President said that Labor Day belongs to the “working folks who are here today, and the unions who’ve always had your back,” and emphasized the importance of building our economy from the middle class out: I didn’t run for President to double down on top-down economics. I ran for President because I believed in […]
Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, summarizes the 6 things that are needed to boost American labor and to increase wages. He does this in just over two and have managed to do so in a more concise manner than all the nonsense presented on the business channels. It is acknowledged that […]
Fast food workers walked out in protest on Thursday demanding $15.00 an hour. They simply cannot afford to subsist on the current wage structure. The American worker in general simply cannot live on the wages many companies as big as Wal-Mart and as small as a Subway franchisee are willing to pay, many with no […]