The death of Ed Sadlowski and the demise of trade union reformism

The failure of the reform movement headed by Sadlowski in the United Steelworkers and similar efforts in other unions foundered on the conflict between the needs of workers and the pro-capitalist program to which the unions are wedded. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

Trump’s abandonment of Paris climate deal to cost U.S. economy trillions, new study reveals

A new study from Stanford finds that failure to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Accord will cost the the U.S. economy several trillion dollars in the coming decades — and cost the world economy tens of trillions of dollars. The study, “Large potential…

2 Republicans ignore Paul Ryan, sign onto effort to force a DACA vote

Last week, a group of House Republicans — frustrated with their leadership’s failure to let them vote on legislation that would to provide permanent protections for undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children — launched an attempt to use a rarely-used procedure called a…

Trump voters hurt most by Trump policies, new study finds

Failure to stop business-as-usual global warming will deliver a severe economic blow to Southern states, a recent paper by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond finds. Remarkably, this ground-breaking study, “Temperature and Growth” concludes that “under the business-as-usual scenario, the projected trends in rising temperatures could depress…