News From: National Politics

by Guest Post | on May 21, 2018

Separating Families is not Policy

There is nothing worse for a child than getting lost — separated from mom or dad, even for a moment, let alone a lifetime. When Jews were rounded up by the Nazis, families were separated....

by Kris LaGrange | on May 21, 2018

Another Bad Decision Out of Trump’s Supreme Court

Imagine a world where an arbitration agreement can take away all of your rights on the job. After today’s decision by the Supreme Court, that world is now a reality. The case, Epic System v...

by Guest Post | on May 18, 2018

Repeal of Trump's Tax on Union Dues Stalls in Senate

A bill to repeal a new tax on union dues and unreimbursed job expenses has stalled in the Senate, a significant financial blow to many working families and union members. The bill, sponsored by...

by Brian Young | on May 10, 2018

Senator Sanders Introduces Bill to Strengthen Unions

It’s no secret that unions across the nation are under attack. The Supreme Court is hearing the Janus v AFSCME case which could severely weaken public sector unions, employers have more power...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 08, 2018

Trump's Support Among Union Members Plummets

For the past year and a half readers of UCOMM have heard all of the ways that Trump has been attacking working people. From placing the deciding vote on the Supreme Court that will decide in favor of...

by Brian Young | on Apr 16, 2018

Late Night Hosts want to Glam Up the Midterms

After the failure of the Democratic Party in 2016, different groups have begun to spring up to focus on electing new candidates in important districts. UCOMM previously reported about the work that...

by Brian Young | on Apr 06, 2018

Study Proves Fake News Won Trump the Election

The effect that fake news had on the 2016 election has been hotly debated over the last year and a half. UCOMM has covered the criticism that social media sites like Facebook have taken for failing...

by Brian Young | on Apr 05, 2018

Trump Repealing the New Deal

On Monday the Supreme Court released a 5-4 decision that expanded who is not covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) rule on Overtime. While the case is important, it was a fairly...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 30, 2018

Meet the People's House Project

Following the major losses in 2016 many Democrats sought to reevaluate the reasons why they lost. Some felt it was because Democrats were not liberal enough, others argued that they ran candidates...

by Brian Young | on Mar 19, 2018

DeVos Tries to Bust Department of Education Union

Betsy DeVos trying to bust a union, shocking we know, but that is the charge that the Association of Federal Government Employees (AFGE) is launching at the Secretary of Education. AFGE alleges in...

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