A View from the Third World: A letter in response to Michael Moore’s “America is not broke” speech in Wisconsin

A View from the Third World: A letter in response to Michael Moore’s “America is not broke” speech in Wisconsin.Hersh Zakheim Rebelión [Creative Commons]Dear Michael Moore,I had the opportunity to read the text of your March 5, 2011 speech in Madison during the recent events in Wisconsin.  I would like to share with you some thoughts regarding your statements.

I Don't Advocate Class War, But...

And I'm glad to be speaking with you at this moment—a time when the breath-taking attacks on working people are matched only by their incredible courage and historic activism.

China's Labor Movement: A Bigger Role to Play

Original source: Beijing ReviewTrade unions face heavy tasks of better representing and safeguarding employee interestsAccording to Chinese tradition, all debts should be paid before the New Year.

Workers Rights in the Era of Globalization

Editor's note: Excerpted from a speech delivered by Trumka at the Council on Foreign Relations, March 17, 2011.

Letter to My Fellow Michiganders

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Domestic Workers Celebrate Women's Day

SAN FRANCISCO, CA  (3/6/11) -- A coalition of domestic workers' and other low wage workers' organizations celebrate Women's Day, and launch an effort to get the state of California to pass a bill of rights for domestic workers.

On Women’s Day, GOP Attacks Women

Not like Valentine’s Day, which is about love and chocolate, or Mother’s Day, which is about sentimentality and breakfast in bed, International Women’s Day is about equality and autonomy.

We're Not Backing Down

Remarks by AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka, Rally for National Nurses Union at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

New Jersey Rallies to Support Wisconsin Workers

Friday, Feb. 25, was a rainy day here in New Jersey.