There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth on one side and posturing and boasting on the other. But in the wake of the confirmation of right-wing hatchet man Kavanaugh to the […]
Cliff Willmeng, long time socialist and working class fighter, is running for Boulder County (Colorado) Commissioner. Here, he talks with Oaklandsocialist about why he’s running. He explains: He’s using the campaign to […]
From the time of the W. VA. teachers’ strike, Oaklandsocialist has been raising the possibility of a strike wave. That was because wages were lagging but unemployment was pretty low, and both […]
Also see our article on Labor Day, 2018.
Labor Day 2018 finds US workers – young and old, of all races and ethnic groups, full and part time – getting caught in the squeeze. According to official statistics, real wages […]
Congratulations to carpenters in Western Washington State. About a week ago, they rejected a contract proposal by about 2-1. This came after a “teleconference” in early May in which some 3,000 union […]
We have had a further exchange with officers of Ironworkers Local 86. Bob Korth, president and business agent of Local 86 writes: “John Reimann, You were removed as a member of your […]