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Revelations of Extreme 'Slave-Like' Working Conditions and Billions in Wage Theft Drive Nationwide Protests
Posted on: Nov 12, 2010, Source: In These Times
As much as $19 billion is stolen from American workers annually in unpaid overtime and minimum wage violations and through the human trafficking of legal immigrant workers.
The Battle Against Letting Wall Street Continue to Make a Killing on Derivatives
Posted on: Oct 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Protections for consumers and Wall Street's skullduggery are at stake in an obscure series of hearings going on in Congress right now.
Young Workers in Free Fall: 1/3 Under 35 Live with Parents
Posted on: Sep 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet
So much for the economic independence that's supposed to come with young adulthood.
Private Equity Fund Would Rather Shut Down a Plant Than Pay Its Workers a Fair Wage
Posted on: Jul 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet
The fund "thought they could refuse to bargain with us ... break the law, tear up our contract ... and break the union."
Corporations Now Widely Using Wal-Mart Tactics, New Report on Unionbusting Finds
Posted on: May 20, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
A definitive study of anti-union campaigns finds that corporations are punishing workers seeking to form a union with a wide range of tactics.
Will Anger at AIG and Geithner's New Bank Plan Help Unions?
Posted on: Mar 24, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
There's a chance that the fury over those AIG bonuses and bungled bailouts may be channeled into real economic, labor rights and health-care reform.
Unionbusting Firms Profiting from Corporate America's Fear of Workers' Rights
Posted on: Mar 12, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
"Union avoidance" firms are marketing "Employee Free Choice Act Defense Kits" for $5,000 a set.
Why the GOP Really Hates Unions
Posted on: Feb 23, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
The GOP and the business community are waging a short-sighted battle against well-paid workers, the very people they need to rescue the economy.
GOP Blocks Obama's Labor Nominee, Pushes Big Lie on "Card Check"
Posted on: Jan 29, 2009, Source: Huffington Post
More of the same: obstruction and obfuscation. So much for a new era in Washington.
Ad Wars: 'Dr. Evil' vs. Unions Over Employee Free Choice Act
Posted on: Jan 21, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Can supporters of the EFCA overcome the smears and intensive lobbying orchestrated by corporate flacks like "Dr. Evil," Richard Berman?
Smart Ways to a Bailout -- Step 1: Stop Demonizing the UAW
Posted on: Nov 24, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Confronting the big lie about the autoworkers, swallowed whole by union-bashing pundits even in The New York Times.
Even After Obama Victory, Hard Lessons from the ACORN Smear Campaign
Posted on: Nov 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet
New wave of vote suppression followed GOP attacks against ACORN. The group claims its anti-fraud efforts are ignored while new restrictions loom.
States Fail to Offer Voter Registration to Millions of Low-Income Voters
Posted on: Jul 29, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Another big election year and once again low-income voters are on the sidelines.
America's Mental Health Care System in Shambles
Posted on: Jul 26, 2008, Source: The American Prospect
Mentally ill adults who receive treatment in the public-health system die 25 years sooner, on average, than Americans overall.
Lessons from Voting Rights Activists' Big Win in Missouri
Posted on: Jun 10, 2008, Source: AlterNet
How the good guys finally won and what it means for 2008.
Proof of Citizenship? Missouri Vies for the Worst Voting Law in the Country
Posted on: May 12, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
Missouri lawmakers are rushing to pass a law that would, among other things, deny some nuns the right to vote.
The Republican War on Voting
Posted on: Apr 3, 2008, Source: The American Prospect
The Republican Party is trying to suppress low-income minority votes by propagating the myth of voter fraud.
The FBI Ignored Threats to Black Voters
Posted on: Apr 1, 2008, Source: Huffington Post
African-American voters received illegal mailers threatening them with criminal punishment for voting -- and the FBI failed to investigate.
Medifraud: Available at a Pharmacy Near You
Posted on: Nov 1, 2007, Source: The American Prospect
Unbridled profits, lax safety regulations and corporate fraud are all part of a normal day in the life of our corrupt drug industry.
Posted on: Sep 24, 2007, Source: In These Times
Union-busting has become a multibillion-dollar industry encompassing more than 2,500 lawyers and consultants.
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