Labor Day 2021: Creeping Austerity Has Arrived

Today, September 6, 2021, Labor Day in the USA, brings nothing to celebrate for American workers. As the most recent Labor Department monthly job report a few days ago revealed, job recovery [...]

The Labor Day Dreams Of Black Workers

By Marc Bayard, Sarah Anderson, And Rebekah Entralgo, -

As our second pandemic Labor Day approaches, Black worker leaders are determined to never again bear the brunt of a national crisis as they have under Covid-19. How can we make the recovery more [...]

Labor Day Reflection: Time For Americans To Participate In Power

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

The Roman philosopher and statesman, Marcus Tullius Cicero said: “Freedom is participation in power.”  By that standard Americans are not free.  We do not participate in power. We do not even [...]

What Labor Day Means To My South Side And Black Union Family

By Dorian Warren, -

By Dorian Warren for Chicago Sun Times - My grandparents were janitors in Chicago, the children of sharecroppers who fled the racist violence and oppression of the South for new opportunities in [...]

Labor Day: Lots Of Worker Victories This Summer

By Michael Arria, -

By Michael Arria for AlterNet. Labor Day is regarded as "the unofficial end of summer" for many Americans, a time for one last cookout party and back-to-school discounts. Its history is all but [...]

Newsletter: Labor Day Time To Build Worker Power

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Private-sector workers who are members of a union have fallen from 1 in 3 workers in the 1950s to about 1 in 20 today. Politics is [...]

Newsletter: Economy Of The Future-Economic Democracy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance - This Labor Day weekend rather than looking at the history and current struggles of workers, we look to the future and imagine what [...]