The summer of 1917 was tense in the United States. The entrance of the nation into World War I that spring seemed to place the entire nation on edge. Progressivism, a diverse movement with widely mixe
The contrast with NFL owners so comically evil that even the most ludicrous lickspittles won’t defend them seems to have caused some sportswriters to defend the NBA lockout as the moderate, reas
Adam Kader has a nice article on the I.W.W. organizing of Starbucks. That might sound weird. The I.W.W? Didn’t it disappear 80 years ago? Well, more or less. It’s always been there with a
I’m going to be on the Rick Smith Show tonight at 10:30 p.m. Eastern to talk about the issues brought up in today’s post about radical labor. Feel the charisma come across the intertubes!
No, not the superb labor newspaper, just a few links with commentary. 1. Dave Johnson has an interesting post up (with many links) on the NLRB decision to speed up labor elections, noting the power of
Good news here: The labor board is proposing to tighten up the process by ensuring that employers, employees and unions receive needed information sooner and by delaying litigation over many voter-eli
I found this Times piece on the United Food and Commercial Workers’ attempt to build a sort of quasi-union at Wal-Mart fascinating. And I wholeheartedly approve. It’s almost impossible to
Yglesias takes exception to my support of the Huffington Post boycott. He is misguided on several points: 1. Yglesias seems to think that I am trying to take away his internet where people can write w