Keith Ellison is the perfect messenger and chief organizer for these times. Tom Perez was a great Labor Secretary but he represents continuity for the same White House operatives that have run the Democratic Party for the last eight years.
Bernie Sanders’ call for a political revolution is centered on democratizing U.S. politics, including the Democratic Party. Here are three goals the Sanders campaign has set for structural reform of the party.
Bernie Sanders’ campaign offers the most comprehensive challenge to the wealthy Democratic establishment since Jesse Jackson’s historic 1988 campaign. That challenge will unfold on three fronts.
Which candidates will promise today not to send the TPP to Congress for approval if elected, or promise not to sign the TPP into law if Congress approves it? Bernie Sanders has; will Hillary Clinton?
Seeing workers in call centers, smelters at Alcoa, skilled trades workers at John Deere, or servers at the sandwich shops, the support is contagious and nearly universal.
After watching "The Big Short" and talking to viewers, it’s hard to argue against Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ demands to increase taxes on the billionaires and break up the banks.
I am proud to stand with Sen. Bernie Sanders and hundreds of Verizon workers at a retail store in Manhattan, as 39,000 union members battle for their contract and for organizing and bargaining rights at Verizon Wireless.
Sanders reportedly became the first major presidential candidate to walk a picket line while campaigning since Robert Kennedy in 1968 when he joined a picket line against a food manufacturing company.
“No more business as usual!” is the battle cry of America’s Journey. Voting rights, Black lives, Jobs with Justice, and education are all linked on the Journey.
The "Journey for Justice," which started August 1, will arrive in Washington on September 15 with a focus on four key issue areas: our votes, lives, jobs and schools.
Since the merger of Continental and United airlines five years ago, CEO Jeff Smisek has seen his pay go up 32 percent. The airline's 24,000 flight attendants say it's now their time to get a pay increase.
When I ended my third term as president of CWA, I pledged to help build the "movement of 50 million for economic justice and democracy." Today, I am endorsing Bernie Sanders for president and volunteering to help in his campaign.
We in labor can’t accept the stacked deck we face when we bargain or organize, but to change it we need allies and deeper coalitions than in the past because the obstacles are much tougher.
The Iowa Working Families Summit was not about a candidate or even a platform. We were all realizing that more than ever, we have a common narrative based on democracy and economic justice.
At the deportation center in San Pedro Sula, planes land with over 100 Hondurans a day, returned from our border prisons to their native land. They tell heartbreaking tales of failed attempts to join their families or find work.
We're in the middle of a David vs. Goliath battle. Corporate lobbyists are waging a campaign to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal rushed through Congress with little debate. But a broad coalition has come together to take on Goliath.
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