by Brian Young | on Jul 10, 2020

Biden's Jobs and Recovery Plan

On Thursday, presumptive Democratic nominee for President Joe Biden released his new jobs and recovery plan. Just a day before, the campaign also released the findings from the “unity task...

by Guest Post | on Jul 08, 2020

The Electoral College: A Racist Past

This editorial first appeared in Newsday. After I was elected to Congress in 2000, one of the first events I attended was a Joint Session of Congress which formally counted electoral votes to...

by Brian Young | on Jun 29, 2020

Trump Banned from Reddit and Twitch

Trump is in more trouble with social media companies after Reddit and Twitch announced that they will be blocking his content on their respective sites.

by AFL-CIO | on Jun 26, 2020

Trump: No Friend to Labor

The Trump administration’s National Labor Relations Board is designed to rule against union brothers and sisters and working people in general.

by Brian Young | on Jun 23, 2020

Trump to VA Employees: You are Sadistic Thieves

On Saturday, Trump held a sparsely attended rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma to relaunch his campaign after months of falling poll numbers. While the campaign expected hundreds of thousands of people, just...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 22, 2020

Family of Tom Petty Demands Trump Stop Playing His Music

On Saturday, Trump headed to Tulsa, Oklahoma for a sparsely attended rally. Speaking to an arena that was 2/3rds empty, Trump’s team played Tom Petty’s hit “I Won’t Back Down...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 16, 2020

The 20 Targets of the HEREOS Act

The HEROES Act is one of the most important pieces of legislation before the Senate currently. The bill would provide much-needed support to the states and would help prevent tens of thousands of...

by Brian Young | on Jun 15, 2020

Supreme Court Grants Workplace Rights to LGBTQ Workers

The Supreme Court has issued a historic workplace discrimination ruling that will extend protections to millions of LGBTQ workers. In a 6-3 decision, the court ruled that Title VII of the Civil...

by Guest Post | on Jun 12, 2020

Saunders: Police Contracts Don't Shield Brutality

This editorial was written by Lee Saunders and first appeared in USA Today. As an African American man who lived through the 1960s and now has two sons and three very young grandsons, the specter...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 10, 2020

Historic Call to Remove Defense Secretary from AFL-CIO

The AFL-CIO is expected to take up and pass a resolution on Tuesday that would call on Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley to resign over their participation in the...