Editors' Blog

Stealing from workers...

This new piece by Steelworkers President Leo Gerard cuts to the chase about the Republican Party's agenda in Congress:

We should support labor's view on tax cut deal

On December 7, 2010 AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka, several days before Vermont Senator Sander's passionate filibuster, blasted the Administration's "tax cut deal" with the Republican Leadership.

12 days to go

If the grand alliance that elected Barack Obama comes out in full force to vote we can stop the Tea Party/Republican takeover, continue moving forward and push further for green jobs, union rights, health care and the safety net for the common good.

Call to Action -- 26 Days to Get Out the Vote

Call to Action -- 26 Days to Get Out the Vote

The importance of the Steelworkers' recent steps

The United Steelworkers this week filed a petition with the US Trade Representative "identifying a broad array of Chinese policies and practices that threaten the future of America’s alternative and renewable energy sector." According to a USW statement:

Show me a fight

Reporting for the People's World, Political Affairs editorial board member Tony Pecinovsky writes on the Missouri state AFL-CIO convention in St. Louis recently.

Is manufacturing recovering? Does it matter?

At its website, the steelworkers' union (USW) recently touted significant, if mostly ignored, changes in the direction of the U.S. economy.

Trumka demands quick action jobs legislation

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on June Jobs ReportJuly 02, 2010

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