The steelworkers deal that could turn the rust belt green.
Amy B. Dean
Teachers are fighting the privatization wave by connecting with families right where they live.
After decades of exclusion, home care workers are finally covered by federal minimum wage laws. Anyone who works for social change can learn from how they did it.
While the days when every city paper had a labor beat may be gone, Hayes is finding new ways to get the issues facing workers into the national conversation.
The AFL-CIO’s community affiliate, Working America, is expanding its work online and off. Amy Dean talks with the group’s executive director, Karen Nussbaum, about what this means for the prospects of union revival.
Before joining the Department of Labor, Mary Beth Maxwell was a top organizer for the workers’ rights organization Jobs With Justice. Here, she speaks with Amy Dean about the lives of workers who make minimum wage and why the time has come to raise it.
The fight against unjust evictions just got fiercer as the national Occupy movement joins forces with community anti-foreclosure groups.
How the movement for workers’ rights can harness the energy of the present moment.
The debate in Wisconsin doesn’t just apply to union members and public workers—it applies to every American who cares about our fundamental rights as citizens.