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Labor Unions: America's Last Hope

David Macaray | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics
David Macaray

If anyone is able to name another institution that can provide America's working class with the built-in dignity and economic advantages a union can, I'd love to hear it, because it ain't the federal government and it ain't philanthropic organizations.

7 Reasons You Should Join a Union

David Macaray | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
David Macaray

Generally speaking, union jobs pay significantly more than non-union jobs. You want to be part of the American middle-class? Join a union.

Targeting Unions: The Table Scraps War

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The regular people of Toilerville worked hard, but it was difficult to stay ahead even in the best of times. Which is why the regular people of Toilerville were so grateful for the gristle.

America Waking up to Value of Unions

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

There has been a virtual blackout of information about unions in the corporate media: More than 1/3 of the public hasn't heard enough about unions to know if they like them or not.

Dying to Work

Stewart Acuff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stewart Acuff

Death and horrible injury is a daily possibility for members of the Utility Workers Union of America. Mark Keely was 19-years-old and had been on the job just five months.

A Personal Appeal: The Middle-Class Health Tax Must Be Stopped

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The so-called (and misnamed) "Cadillac tax" is unfair and unwise. It's also a political landmine for its supporters, and a political goldmine for those who oppose all health reform.