The Stand

Beware this sneak attack on Social Security »

“Chained CPI” might sound technical and boring, but anyone who has closely followed the Social Security debate knows better. It has long been proposed as a deceptive, hard-to-understand way to cut our earned Social Security benefits.   By NANCY ALTMAN WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 22, 2019)…

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Apply now for Union Summer internships »

Application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 24   SEATTLE — Are you or anyone you know interested in working for social change? Union Summer is the paid ($16/hour) summer internship program for people interested in getting involved in the labor movement. Union Summer…

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OPINION

America needs action on nation’s infrastructure, not more talk »

By THOMAS J. DONOHOE and RICHARD TRUMKA WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 22, 2019) — More than half a century ago, Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower and…

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With flip-flop, Gov. Inslee chooses climate optics over balance »

Governor’s about-face on Tacoma, Kalama projects is a setback for labor-environmental efforts   By LARRY BROWN (May 20, 2019) — On a beautiful, sunny afternoon…

May 20 2019 / Comments Off on With flip-flop, Gov. Inslee chooses climate optics over balance / Read More »

Initiative 1000’s passage is a victory for the people »

We can’t have shared success without shared opportunities for all Washingtonians   By CHERIKA CARTER (May 2, 2019) — Initiative 1000 is the people’s movement,…

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