Stories by David Moberg

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Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: In These Times

Even though it still has a long way to go, Fight for $15 has reason to celebrate.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2016, Source: In These Times

The local economy depends heavily on the gaming industry and, consequently, on the stable, “middle-class” incomes that unionized workers have won.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2016, Source: In These Times

The unions are fighting to keep high-quality working class jobs in the United States.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2016, Source: In These Times

Why there's reason to doubt that Merrick Garland would be progressive on workers' rights if his nomination goes through.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2014, Source: In These Times

A guide for progressives and working people.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2013, Source: In These Times

Strikes in 100 cities signal a sea change in attitudes about low-wage work.

Posted on: May 28, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman interviews Aaron Mate and David Moberg on his article, "3 Troubling Things To Know About Billionaire Penny Pritzker."

Posted on: Sep 10, 2012, Source: In These Times

The Chicago Teachers Union has pushed for smaller classes, enriched curriculum, better supplies and facilities, and more counselors and support staff.

Posted on: May 3, 2012, Source: In These Times

Demoralized after being scapegoated for problems in Chicago Public Schools, Chicago's teachers are gearing up for what could be their first strike since 1987.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2012, Source: In These Times

The same free-market politics that opposes even the conservative compromise of the Affordable Care Act lies behind policy shifts that have greatly increased inequality.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2012, Source: In These Times

Social Security is not in crisis. But there is a real retirement crisis, and the AFL-CIO is calling for increased benefits to meet that challenge.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2012, Source: In These Times

Warehouse workers in two distribution centers fight back against mass layoffs, threats, wage theft, and awful working conditions--and win support from a judge.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2011, Source: The American Prospect

Wal-Mart's actions shape our landscape, work, income distribution, consumption patterns, politics and culture, and the organization of industries, from California to China.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2009, Source: In These Times

Wal-Mart's origins in the Ozarks created a patriarchal and religiously-tinged corporate culture that dominated the American marketplace.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2008, Source: In These Times

Obama has always been more centrist than many have wanted to admit. But it's the possibility of what his presidency can deliver that's so important.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2008, Source: The Nation

Meet Working America: a 2.5 million online member organization created by the AFL-CIO with a working-class base and a strategy to win.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2008, Source: In These Times

The political fight developing within SEIU has broad implications for the labor movement and progressive politics.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2008, Source: In These Times

A dispute between competing health care unions turns physical and ugly.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2008, Source: In These Times

The Writers Guild strike that ended in February proved the power of organizing by creative workers. Now, actors in Hollywood may use the same script.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2007, Source: In These Times

America is the richest country in the world -- so why does this country deny its workers mandated paid vacations and sick days?