Thomas Ham says he and his co-workers have come out of each unfair labor practice strike with a greater sense of power and solidarity.
Three US States To Vote on Right to Abortion
Marjorie Cohn reports that voters in California, Michigan and Vermont will decide in November on state constitutional amendments to enshrine abortion rights.
US LABOR DAY: Central American Migrants & US Labor History
Worker wins at Amazon and Starbucks recall a previous period of union success, writes Elizabeth Oglesby.
Detained Immigrants Go on Strike
The labor action against $1 a day pay and work conditions is taking place at two facilities in California operated by the GEO Group, one of the largest for-profit prison companies in the U.S., Alejandra Quintero reports.
Kamala Harris’s Distinguished Career of Serving Injustice
The vice presidential hopeful’s record in California undermines her claim to progressive credentials, says Marjorie Cohn.
Climate Change Worsening Historic Drought in Western US; Rivaling Worst in 1,200 Years
“We now have enough observations of current drought and tree-ring records of past drought to say that we’re on the same trajectory as the worst prehistoric droughts.”
How to Legalize Cannabis Throughout US
The process that ended Prohibition provides a template, writes former Senator Mike Gravel.
California Wildfires and the Undocumented
California’s wildfires, like the hurricane devastation in Texas and Florida, compounded human rights concerns about the Trump administration’s treatment of the undocumented amid emergencies, as Dennis J Bernstein reports.
California Wildfires Inflict More Devastation
Among recent natural disasters striking the U.S. are devastating wildfires that torched California’s wine country, destroyed thousands of homes and killed more than 40 people, report Dennis J Bernstein and Miguel Gavilan Molina.
California May Abolish the Death Penalty
California voters will get a chance to abolish the state’s expensive and flawed death-penalty system, a step that could reduce America’s death-row population by almost a quarter, writes Marjorie Cohn.