News From: National Politics

by Frank Emspac | on Mar 13, 2020

Covid-19: Treatment and Programs, Not Tax Breaks!

The covid-19 virus shows the complete inability of the US health system to serve the majority of its citizens. But one thing is clear- a tax break and a bailout of the cruise industry will not deal...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 11, 2020

Millwright Sounds Stupid at Biden Visit

Just hours before Biden won a decisive victory in Michigan, the former Vice President toured an auto plant with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). While touring the plant,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 06, 2020

How Mike Bloomberg Helped Us

Following a drubbing on Super Tuesday, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg dropped out of the race for President and threw his support behind former Vice President Joe Biden. While many people...

by Brian Young | on Feb 28, 2020

SEIU Pledges $150 Million to Beat Trump

The Service International Employees Union (SEIU) has announced a record investment into the 2020 election with the hopes of defeating Trump in November. The union has said that they will spend $150...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 21, 2020

AFT Announces Presidential Endorsement

The third-largest union in the country, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has made an endorsement in the Democratic primary. However, their unique endorsement may not clear things up for...

by Brian Young | on Feb 20, 2020

CWA: Cut off Democrats Who Voted Against PRO Act

Recently the PRO Act passed in the House of Representatives. The legislation is being called the most significant piece of labor legislation in decades. While the vast majority of Democrats supported...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 19, 2020

Trump: "Opt Out of Your Union"

In a controversial move by the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) federal employees will now be allowed to opt-out of their union whenever they want instead of during a limited time period once...

by Brian Young | on Feb 17, 2020

Bloomberg's Plan to Strengthen Labor

With former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg spending hundreds of millions of dollars to win the  Democratic nomination, voters across the country are beginning to pay attention to the New...

by Guest Post | on Feb 14, 2020

George Washington Warned us Against Trump

This editorial first appeared in Newsday. George Washington’s birthday will be celebrated by a reading of his Farewell Address on the floor of the U.S. Senate this month. This happens every...

by Brian Young | on Feb 12, 2020

Medicare for All Debate: Decided by Organized Labor

With the Iowa Caucus debacle and the first in the nation primary in New Hampshire in the books, the Presidential Primary heads to Nevada. The field seems to be split into two factions the more...

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