Will Election Trigger General Strike Across US?

Will Election Trigger General Strike Across US?

The 2020 presidential election is one for the history books. A tumultuous presidency, a two-year campaign with daily drama and real fear of instability around the states’ vote count. Everyone is on edge. The discussion boards and social media posts are filled with...
Teacher Uprisings Show Path Forward for Labor Movement

Teacher Uprisings Show Path Forward for Labor Movement

School’s back in session. After a too-short summer – have you noticed how summer vacations are shrinking? – the public schools are again open. You’ve likely seen the little faces and read the happy stories of hope and promise in print and on social media. All well and...

Pope’s Support 120 Years Ago Affirms Labor Unions

Pope Leo XIII issued the momentous encyclical Rerum Novarum (“Of New Things”) 120 years ago, on May 15, 1891. Leo XIII, who had been the pope for 25 years when he died in 1903, began his 1891 encyclical (formal statement sent to the bishops) by talking...