California is in the midst of its worst drought in recorded history. Nearly half of the state is classified by the U.S. Drought Monitor as being in “exceptional drought,” the most severe category. All three main water sources — snow pack, groundwater, and reservoirs — have suffered unprecedented declines. Entire lakes have dried up, and… Read more »
Public sector unions face a threat to their existence from a case to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court sometime in early 2016. As the day of decision approaches, union leaders seem to be resigned to watching the wrecking ball headed their way. However, rank-and-filers don’t care for this defeatist approach, and they are… Read more »
Black Lives Matter. As a slogan, this simple statement captures a profound truth: for Blacks, fighting racism is a matter of survival. Not only because of murders by police, but also because of poverty, mass incarceration, and all of the other ills that Blacks continue to experience unequally in the U.S. Black Lives Matter. As… Read more »
Longtime economic and social oppression are wearing thin, and women are getting ticked off.
The electoral season seems especially wacky this time — but it is the logical result of a bipartisan crisis long in the making.
The “bad cop” Pentagon uses military force while the State Dept. uses diplomatic pressure — but both options are wielded as tools of war.
The Freedom Socialist examines Bernie Sanders’ candidacy.
Odeh, a Palestinian and community organizer, won a partial victory against the U.S. government’s attempt to deport her.
Slavery and Jim Crow paved the way for the misnamed, anti-union legislation.
The current attack on organized labor.