News From: National Politics

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 26, 2017

Janus to be Decided on Sept. 28

On September 28th, the US Supreme Court will decide whether to hear one of the most important labor cases in modern history.

by Guest Post | on Sep 22, 2017

The CWA Pickup Truck Tour

At the final stop of the 2017 Midwest Pickup Tour, CWAers and CWA President Chris Shelton, Senator Bernie Sanders, and other activists and union members called on President Trump to keep his campaign...

by Guest Post | on Sep 20, 2017

Davis-Bacon Repeal Defeated (Kinda)

Below is an article from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers about Congress blocking Steve King’s (R-IA) attempt to repeal Davis-Bacon. King thought he could sneak the repeal...

by Brian Young | on Sep 08, 2017

Senate Keeping Labor Funding

In Trump’s first budget, a massive, 20% funding cut to the Department of Labor (DOL) was proposed, including cuts to mine safety, job retraining, and Job Corps. All of these programs were aimed...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 30, 2017

The Construction Workforce Will Boom

The predicted boom in construction under Trump is turning into a bust. Even before the rebuilding needed from Hurricane Harvey starts, it’s clear that Trump’s plan to boost the economy...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 28, 2017

A Look at the Electoral College

Elections are something that Americans have always held sacred. The more democratic the government is, the better. The people are supposed to rule. One of the things that shows off American democracy...

by Brian Young | on Aug 22, 2017

Another Gathering of American Fascists

On Tuesday, Trump is scheduled to visit the Arizona/Mexico border and hold a campaign rally in Phoenix.  The Mayor of the Phoenix has already said that Trump is not welcomed in his city, due to...

by Guest Post | on Aug 21, 2017


Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement began Aug. 16 in Washington, but the White House objectives, released in July, have critics griping that the “new” plan looks...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 18, 2017

Being Loud on Wages Will Unite the Nation

Its official, the orange faced idiot that 40% of the union membership sent to the White House with the unnecessary help of the elite Electoral College is just messing everything up. I roll with the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 17, 2017

Imagery of Trump Ripping Families Apart

We can all understand the frustrations when you are in the Building Trades and there is someone browner than you, building something for half the wages your union bargained for. That’s why 40%...