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What could a new kind of labor movement be?

Sam Seder’s interview of Thomas Geoghegan is about 45 minutes long. 

The rest of the running time is a repeat.

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Thomas Geoghegan says American labor needs a new strategy, which would include the following. 839 more words

Labor

Replaceable workers or productive workers?

CEOs of American companies complain of a lack of skilled workers and the lack of job training.

But if you look at what most of them do, and not what they say, they don’t really want productive workers.  478 more words

Labor

WILLIAM GALSTON: How the Vise on U.S. Wages Tightened

Wall Street Journal: China entered the global market and changed the game. American workers need and deserve a raise.

Every so often you run across a statistic that almost knocks you out of your chair. 84 more words

Economy

How to give American workers a pay raise

The majority of American workers are getting less and less benefit from the growth of the American economy.

The pro-labor Economic Policy Institute notes that, since 1979, the U.S. 530 more words

Labor

Mission Possible

Are you worthy of bestowing onto yourself an intelligent Leader in the White House? What if I told you we already honor our worthiness. Knowing that and feeling that, electing Hillary Clinton as the first female President Of The United States, honors our worthiness too. 154 more words

Income Equality

Robert Reich: Why We’re All Becoming Independent Contractors

GM is worth around $60 billion, and has over 200,000 employees. Its front-line workers earn from $19 to $28.50 an hour, with benefits.

Uber is estimated to be worth some $40 billion, and has 850 employees. 833 more words

Social Justice