Torn between the influence of gangs, drug dealers, prostitutes, thieves, and ethically depraved financial opportunities, Ernest set the goal of Honest Work for himself because he saw the destruction that desperate criminality entailed.
The North African countries of Tunisia and Algeria have seen widespread worker uprisings, riots and clashes between police and protesters for the past three weeks in reaction to rising cost of living, skyrocketing unemployment and poor living conditions. The mass… Read More ›
Modern Times (1936), written, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin as the Tramp, is widely regarded as a classic film which, although mostly silent and black-and-white, effortlessly entertains contemporary audiences. Plot summary (Contains Spoilers) The film begins with Chaplin’s well-known character… Read More ›
On December 13, 2010, New York governor David Paterson signed into law new protections for New York workers against wage theft. This victory comes after months of lobbying by labor unions and immigration activists battling to modernize New York’s labor… Read More ›
Today we celebrate May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, a holiday celebrated by working people worldwide. This day began in commemoration of the 1886 Haymarket Massacre in Chicago, where police fired upon workers striking for an eight-hour-day. Since… Read More ›