Archive

Orange is the New Black on the Old White Supremacy

By Ellen Bravo [spoiler alerts] American culture has two ways of erasing white supremacy. The first declares that we are post-racial: Blacks can become president, news anchors, billionaires; racism happened in another era; slavery and Selma are history. No problem,

Read More

Chicago Wins Paid Sick Days!

Family Values @ Work Director Hails Chicago’s Paid Sick Days Win! “Today, Chicago became the 35th locality to pass paid sick days—a huge milestone for the movement and the activists in Chicago and across the country working to guarantee this

Read More

Union Dads on Fatherhood and Work

This Father’s Day we asked a few dads the following question: “How has your activism influenced your parenting or family life and how has your family life influenced your activism?” These dads talk about how they strive to show up

Read More

Local Activists Meet National Champions for Paid Sick Days

The poster in the front of the Senate briefing room June 15 heralded a decade of wins paving the way for a national paid sick days standard. And an array of voices demonstrated the pain and the determination behind those

Read More