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by Brian Young | on Nov 11, 2021

Laborers Union Runs Alt-Right Out of Times Square

On Tuesday, immigrant rights advocates called for a rally in Times Square in New York City. The rally was part of their 11-day protest for a bill to pass through Congress to help undocumented...

by Brian Young | on Sep 10, 2021

Remembering Workers Lost on 9/11

On Saturday, we commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. On that bright, sunny day 20 years ago nearly 3,000 people lost their lives. Many were at work or on their way to...

by Brian Young | on Aug 30, 2021

Following Ida, IBEW Members Rush to Restore Power

On Sunday, on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans and Baton Rouge were hit with yet another devastating hurricane. Throughout the day, the city was battered with winds that were...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 02, 2021

CFPB and AFL-CIO Offer Help to Avoid Evictions

Over the weekend, the federal eviction moratorium ended. While some states like New York and New Jersey have instituted state bans on evictions, other states have not, leaving millions of renters...

by Guest Post | on Jul 22, 2021

The Anti-Vaxers Are Dieing

We are going see many more and more MAGA’s willingly die of COVID-19. The recorded cause of death should include “Stupidity” in addition to COVID-19. On Tuesday, the Cape Cod Times...

by Brian Young | on Jul 14, 2021

The QAnon Plan to Infiltrate School Boards

After failing to overturn the 2020 Presidential election and taking part in the deadly January 6 insurrection, dangerous QAnon supporters and their far-right cohorts have their sites set on a new...

by Guest Post | on Jul 12, 2021

Street Heat During Congress Summer Recess

Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders met with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at The White House on Thursday. During the two-hour West Wing meeting, the leaders...

by Brian Young | on Jul 08, 2021

Unions Promise to Defend Teachers in Critical Theory Fight

As states moves towards banning the teaching of “critical race theory” in public schools the leaders of the two largest teachers unions in the country are vowing to protect their members...

by Guest Post | on Jun 30, 2021

The Laws that Keep Children of Bigots Dumb

This column was written by Cathy Young and first appeared in Newsday. A push, led by conservative activists, to ban critical race theory and other "divisive concepts" from education is...

by Brian Young | on May 20, 2021

Striking Miners are Broke

Seven weeks ago, coal miners at WarriorMet Mine in Brookwood, Alabama went on strike. Workers in the mine said that they decided to strike after the company refused to restore cuts that the union...

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