Working Families

Cross-Post: Recent immigration laws disadvantage us all

Originally published in The Progressive. By Eric K. Ward, October 5, 2011 The reckless hunt for undocumented immigrants is placing all of us in the economic crossfire. Recently, U.S. District Judge Sharon Blackburn ruled that portions of HB 56, a … Continued


Cross-post: Wage Theft Epidemic Spurs Nationwide Protests

In These Times originally published this article by Art Levine on November 12, 2010: Activists in more than 30 cities, organized by Interfaith Worker Justice and backed by labor groups, are staging a National Day of Action Against Wage Theft … Continued


Cross-post: Jobless People Suffer, While the GOP Helps the Rich

By Jim Hightower, posted on AlterNet July 15, 2010: As personal economies keep shriveling, politicians are more interested in comforting the comfortable. The good news is that America’s economy continues to grow. The bad news is that most people’s personal … Continued


One More Thorn In The Heart of America

From coast to coast in the United States, thousands of hard working families have marched to raise their voices against Arizona’s recent law S.B. 1070 which represents another thorn in the heart of America. I hope the voices of immigrants … Continued


U.S. Economic Crisis Highlights Attack on American Identity

If you’re like me and millions of working people in the United States you’re pissed off and rightly so. For decades we’ve worked hard, raised our children and tried to leave our country a little better for the next generation. … Continued