Eoin Higgins, staff writer
State Rep. Chloe Maxmin and allies celebrate the Maine AFL-CIO signing onto the Green New Deal.
"The work of moving towards a renewable economy must be rooted in workers's rights and economic and social justice."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
federal workers march in DC
"Stop holding 800,000 federal employees and their families hostage!"
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Protest plans come as concerns mount about impacts of the ongoing government...


Elizabeth Warren opened the AFL-CIO’s national convention by denouncing a “corporate capture of the federal courts” that has led to the most right-wing, pro-corporate SCOTUS in decades. Followed to its logical conclusion, "you’ll end up with a Supreme Court that functions as a wholly owned subsidiary of Big Business.” Warren vowed to stand with organized labor "at every turn to fight on the behalf of the workers." AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke for many: We need to clone her. “The...