NW Labor Press: A New Era in American Unionism

March 15, 2018

“Between 1945 to 1965, America workers’ wages doubled, and between 1965 and 1985, wages almost doubled again,” writes Oregon AFL-CIO president Tom Chamberlain in NW Labor Press. “But since 1985, wages have been stagnant.  […]

Lighty: A Labor-Based Movement for Medicare for All

March 15, 2018

“Healthcare is the crossroads where the assault on workers meets the juggernaut of ‘crony capitalism,’” writes Michael Lighty in Common Dreams. “That’s the term used by the Nobel prize-winning economist Angus Deaton to describe the coziness […]

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