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International Workers Day

Week to Week News Quiz for 5/1/15: Special May Day Edition

John Zipperer | Posted 05.01.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Here are some random but real hints: It could also be used to dry the laundry the other 364 days of the year; everybody knows this name; it is in the name, folks; and there you go again. Answers are below the quiz.

On International Workers' Day, Valarie Long and David Huerta Reflect on Brown/Black Unity and a Growing Movement

Mary Kay Henry | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics
Mary Kay Henry

As working people around the world today mark International Workers Day, I offer you reflections from SEIU leaders on the front lines of uniting the l...

Occupy Movement's Role In Propelling The Income Equality Agenda

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Glimmers of Occupy Wall Street will surface this week in a smattering of cities as activists join rallies for workers' rights, as th...

Why Right-to-Work Is Not Pro-Worker

Ben Townsend | Posted 07.03.2013 | Detroit
Ben Townsend

Here are some thoughts on recent changes to union laws in Michigan, the historic home of the American labor movement.

'Definitely A Restart For Occupy Wall Street'

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

* Movement inspires rallies in numerous cities * "Anarchists" wear black bandannas in some locations * Packets of harmle...

LIVESTREAM: Occupy Miami's May Day Rally At Bayfront Park

Posted 05.09.2012 | Miami

The sun came out just in time for Occupy Miami's 7-hour "May Day" protest downtown in honor of International Workers' Day. Occupy Miami is livestr...

I Become an Illegal Immigrant for International Worker's Day

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

May 1 is International Workers' Day. Marches are being organized throughout the U.S. to support of immigrant and workers rights. Meanwhile, according ...

Weekly Diaspora: Zero Hour Approaching for Federal Immigration Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger The countdown is on. Half a million supporters of comprehensive immigration reform rallied across the country o...

International Workers Day

Michael Gene Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Gene Sullivan

So, this May Day, be revolutionary. At least once, say to someone -- even if that person is yourself -- "I am a worker, and proud of it."