Something bad happened in the past 10 years to young workers in this country: Since 1999, more of them now have lower-paying jobs, if they can get a job at all; health care is a rare luxury and retirement security is something for their parents, not them. In fact, many—younger than 35—still live at home with their parents because they can’t afford to be on their own.
|By: Robert Naiman Monday April 27, 2009 7:55 am|
In the short run, we have to oppose war with whomever is available. In the long run, we’ll never have a foreign policy that truly reflects the values and interests of the majority until working people in America have more political power. That’s why everyone who wants peace has a big stake in the passage of the Employee Free Choice Act.