Stories by Bill Fletcher, Jr.

 Bill Fletcher, Jr. is a Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies, on the editorial board of, the immediate past president of TransAfrica Forum, and the author of “They’re Bankrupting Us” – And Twenty Other Myths about Unions. Follow him at  subscribe to Bill Fletcher, Jr.'s feed

Posted on: Nov 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Fidel Castro immediately had a special significance for countless Black Americans.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

We face a potential right-wing populist threat.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The government of the Philippines has continued to harass the opposition and extrajudicially kill dissenters.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The French intervention in Mali further complicates a descent into hell which that country has been experiencing for the last two years.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The October 19th passing of noted labor activist Jerry Tucker sent shock waves throughout the labor movement.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2012, Source: Moyers & Company

Bill Moyers talks to experienced organizers Stephen Lerner and Bill Fletcher, Jr. about what it will take to really revitalize the labor movement.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2012, Source: AFL-CIO

Republican-led efforts in more than a dozen states are rolling back the 20th Century's civil rights gains.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The US government claims he's a supporter of terrorism. Millions of others consider Sison a Marxist theorist and revolutionary.