People are searching for a way to transform an economic system that benefits the few over the many. They are searching for fairness, opportunity, justice and real change. I believe that search can and should lead to the labor movement.
I have yet to see a perfect piece of legislation, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare, has real flaws. But even at this early stage, its accomplishments are important.
Despite their frustrations with the Obama administration and Democrats, union leaders desperately want to believe the president is on their side after all the resources they invested in his presidency.
In a speech to America's labor leaders, Joe Biden said that even if all goes well, the mass unemployment we now suffer -- with some 25 million unemployed or underemployed -- isn't going to get better soon.