labor

In defense of the US Postal Service

August 2020

Why federal bailouts for airlines and cruise lines, but not for the postal service? Perhaps the strongly unionized, multiracial nature of its workforce figures into the answer.

Low-wage workers rebel against abuse

June 2020

Essential and angry! Overwhelmed workers, most of them underpaid women, immigrants and people of color, are bringing unions and communities together in protest.

Farmworkers in daily peril

June 2020

Trump wants to cut the already low wages of immigrants in the U.S. as “guest workers,” after bailing out their agribusiness bosses with a $16 billion stimulus.