Along with political challenges, the past year offered some hopeful advances-- many of which came just in last few weeks.
Supporting 'clean clothes' campaigns to end the exploitative labour practices that pervade the textile industry is not as simple as just picking the 'right' brand to buy.
How the Center for the Working Poor began.
The Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride revives the U.S. immigration debate.
Come October 24, if our country's workload were on par with the rest of the industrialized world, you would have the rest of the year off.
Just when we need some good news, those of us concerned with social and economic justice can see several of our efforts bear fruit.
More than championing a set of just immigration reforms, the activists on the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride are shaping the future of American progressivism.
From the realignments at the top of the AFL-CIO hierarchy to the immigrant-driven campaigns at the base of the movement, commitment to internationalist struggle provides a key measure of U.S. Labor's efforts at renewal.
A Labor Day Commentary.