Triangle Fire Memorial Coalition hosts NYC fundraiser to finish monument

November 18, 2019 10:21 AM CST  BY PAI Reprinted from PeoplesWorld.org NEW YORK (PAI)—One of the rare pro-worker memorials in the U.S. is underway, but it needs a little more money for completion. And that led the Remember the Triangle Fire Memorial Coalition, in conjunction with the New York Central Labor Council and many unions in and around…

Why is it solely women’s job to fix our sexism problem?

By Michelle Kern From #MeToo to #TimesUp, women are banding together to help fight structural sexual bias and abuses in their workplaces—but many are asking, why is this solely women’s job to fix? By now, many have heard the slogan of the #MeToo movement, founded ten years ago by activist Tarana Burke to share the common experience of sexual harassment…

The tax plan moms need

By MARTHA BURK During his speech announcing that the U.S. is ditching the Paris climate accords, President Trump took a strange detour to declare “our tax bill is moving along in Congress, and I believe it’s doing very well. I think a lot of people will be very pleasantly surprised.” He was right about the…

The Unexpected Afterlife of American Communism

By Sarah Jaffe Published by the New York Times • JUNE 6, 2017 The Communist, in the American imagination, has always been the ultimate outside agitator. No matter how homegrown a resistance movement was, or how local the organizers were, the first response from those facing protest has always been to blame an outsider. This was…