Democratic voters shouldn’t back Hillary Clinton just because pundits say she can get things done, Ari Paul writes. Here’s why you may as well vote for the candidate who best represents your interests.
It’s kind of hard to picture Bernie Sanders engaging in an Iowan pie-eating contest. And yet, Ari Paul asks, is the corn-fed, Midwestern state ready for an East Coast Jew?
On their own, they seem like mere slip-ups that amount to nothing. But taken together, the media’s treatments of Bernie Sanders’s Jewish background smell of anti-Semitism, Ari Paul argues.
Ani DiFranco’s decision to host a gig at a former plantation says plenty about Dixie’s collective amnesia when it comes to the past. As Jews, we know there’s another way.
Labor is focused on organizing low-wage workers and safety issues, especially after recent horrific factory tragedies. But maybe unions should push for all of us to work a little less.
The president of Brooklyn College hit back against New York City Council members who threatened to withhold funds to the school if it allows a panel discussion about the boycott Israel campaign to go forward later this week.
The Chicago teachers strike pitted Randi Weingarten’s members against her ally, Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Does the settlement give the Jewish union chief a stronger national profile?
For the social justice-minded Jews of Occupy Wall Street, the opportunity to use the beginning of year 5773 on the Jewish calendar and Year Two of the movement was perfect.
Labor Day is here and many of us will hear a familiar message: Buy union. But Ari Paul suggests it may be time for progressive-minded consumers to do more than ‘look for the union label.’