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Don't Let Our Opponents Divide Us with Race

Richard Trumka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Trumka

The opponents of working people are trying to divide us by using Obama's race as an issue. Union members must lead the fight against such divisions and, instead, look at the bottom line.

Friday Talking Points [43] -- And The Gold Medal For Snarkiness Goes To...

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I don't usually comment on sports, so take anything I say with a grain of salt. I'm no professional sports guy, nor do I play one on the web. But I h...

Restoring America's Middle Class, One Corporate Bully at a Time

Stewart Acuff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stewart Acuff

Wal-Mart is America's best known corporate bully. They have bullied small towns across the heartland. Now, and most importantly and most dangerously, they are bullying America's political system.

Union Critical Of Obama's Top Economic Aide, Slams "Rubinomics"

The New York Times | LOUIS UCHITELLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Acting quickly after securing his party's presidential nomination, Barack Obama picked a well-known representative of Bill Clinton's economic policies...

Ask a Working Woman

Arlene Holt Baker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arlene Holt Baker

A majority of women say they're worried about such fundamental economic issues as paying for health care, not having retirement security, and pay not keeping up with the cost of living.

Labor's Self-Inflicted Wounds Threaten Progressive Movement

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Dreier

Just as we are on the precipice of a major political realignment, a possible resurgence of progressive politics in Washington, the backbone of that movement -- organized labor -- is engaged in a self-destructive internal battle.

Labor's Self-Inflicted Wounds Threaten Progressive Movement

Kelly Candaele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Candaele

Just as we are on the precipice of a major political realignment, a possible resurgence of progressive politics in Washington, the backbone of that movement -- organized labor -- is engaged in a self-destructive internal battle.

AFL-CIO To Spend $53 Million Against McCain

Wall Street Journal | Brody Mullins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The fight between Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination could drag on for months, but one of the largest D...

Change To Win Endorses Obama

Washington Post's The Fix | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Change To Win has officially decided to throw its endorsement behind Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), according to Anna Burger, the chair of the group. "C...