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Latest Trade Push Is A War On Workers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 06.28.2015 | Business
James P. Hoffa

President Obama recently downplayed the impact of unfair trade on the U.S. workforce, arguing that many manufacturing jobs are low-paying. But I disagree. This nation's manufacturing base provides a pathway to prosperity for many Americans -- and this administration cannot shut the door on their future.

Port Drivers Take on Low Wages in an Industry Built on a Lie

Richard Kirsch | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Richard Kirsch

The port drivers' story is emblematic of the forces that crushed America's middle class. Good paying, often union jobs were replaced by low wage, no-benefit jobs.

7 Other Union Jobs For Kids Under President Gingrich

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.22.2011 | Comedy

Newt Gingrich made an astounding proposal last weekend in which he expressed the belief that America is ignoring an untapped labor resource: Children....

The States With The Strongest & Weakest Unions

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The size of American labor unions has fallen sharply in the last decade. Much of this has to do with the erosion of the US manufacturing base. The sin...

Questioning Sarah Palin

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

When prepared, Sarah Palin is able to hone her language to take advantage of opportunities to define herself as a candidate who represents working people, who opposes the status quo.