Richard Trumka

Multi-millionaire Steve Forbes Has a Cynical Plan to Keep Working People Down

What do you give to a man who has everything? A man like publisherSteve Forbes, worth a reported $430m. What do you give him if you're his beloved-but-on-the-ropes Republican Party?

Keep reading... Show less

The Stakes Are High for Latino Workers this Labor Day

Across the United States, Labor Day marks the end of summer, and a day off from the job for the lucky ones. We often forget that this holiday originated from strife, not leisure. Labor Day became a national holiday to celebrate America's workers only because when workers demanded it.

Keep reading... Show less

Why Working People Are Angry And Why Politicians Should Listen

Remarks by AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka at the Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School.

Keep reading... Show less

Don't Sit on the Sidelines of History. Join Alternet All Access and Go Ad-Free. Support Honest Journalism.