News From: Politics

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...

by Brian Young | on Feb 10, 2020

Congress Passes PRO Act

The Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act has passed its first hurdle as the Democratic-led House of Representatives voted to pass the bill.

by Guest Post | on Feb 06, 2020

The House Must Stand Up For Labor

The editorial below was written by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and appeared in the NY Daily News on February 6th. Support for the labor movement is the highest in nearly half a century...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 05, 2020

IBEW Endorses Joe Biden

With results slowly trickling in, it looks like former Vice President Joe Biden will finish in fourth place in the Iowa Caucus. “I’m not going to sugarcoat it. We took a gut punch in Iowa...

by Brian Young | on Feb 05, 2020

Trump Hires Union Busters to Oversee Unions

Within the Department of Labor, there is a section that is devoted to providing oversight to labor unions. It is responsible for auditing financial disclosures and investigating officer corruption.

by Press and Media | on Jan 29, 2020

America: Sick Yet Salvageable?

If Trump wins a second term, could we see a mass exodus of liberals from the US, a possible Trexit? One writer thinks so. Check out Christopher Dale's editorial from Newsday for more.

by Brian Young | on Jan 28, 2020

Trump Bans Impeachment Talk

The impeachment hearing is top news. Cable news is covering it live and it seems to have 24-hour coverage. You can’t go on Facebook or Twitter without seeing information about it or seeing it...

by Brian Young | on Jan 27, 2020

A Constitutional Ban on Right to Work

In April, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a ban on local right to work laws in the state. The support of the Governor’s office for the law was a complete 180 from the previous...