How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
Until last night, Florida was the largest state in the union to have never elected an openly gay candidate to its state legislature. Yes, even Texans elected an openly gay representative all the way back in 1991.That changed last night as voters in Florida 113th House district, which encompasses par ... More >>
Most political action committees use tried-and-true tactics to rip on candidates: call them a liar, accuse them of spending too much/too little, et cetera. In Ohio, though, they simply bring forth the terrifying, hated specter of LeBron James to do the work for them.That's the plan for Workers' ... More >>
The counterattack against Norman Braman's plan to unseat four Miami-Dade County Commissioners begins this afternoon. A group called South Florida Jobs with Justice, a coalition of labor, community, and faith-based organizations, is going to hold a protest at the auto magnate's luxury car dealership ... More >>
LocalVice President Biden tried to butter up reps from the biggest union in all the land, AFL-CIO, so they'd support the stimulus bill during a meeting in Miami Beach yesterday. [AP]He also announced $8.4 billion from the stimulus package will benefit transportation, and called the Miami Intermodal ... More >>
The Republican brothers are headed for defeat, and Cuban-American politics will change forever.
Miami's head cop gets sued over FTAA. Plus: The Bicycle Avenger wins the day.
When a group of citizens mounted an effort to recall Miami-Dade County Commissioner Natacha Seijas, unions representing county employees, including the South Florida AFL-CIO, rallied around her. Not only did the union provide man power at the polls, they pumped tens of thousands of dollars into the ... More >>
Need some advice on a no-show job? Just ask the commish.
U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez has a bad habit of not disclosing apparent conflicts of interests. First came that business on February 28, 2005, when Martinez failed to mention he was a Eucharistic minister, a spiritual leader who serves communion during Catholic mass, when he overturned a ver ... More >>
It is South Florida's YET-to-be-registered immigrant voters who could swing the 2004 presidential election
Where has the Daniel Azoulay Gallery gone?
Tongues still wag over FTAA arrests, but does the Civilian Investigative Panel have teeth?
Developers circle a swath of land in Homestead as a familiar face reappears in the guise of a real estate lobbyist
Ostensibly neutral legal observers say they were selectively hassled during FTAA
You gotta fight ... for your right to party
Provoking a cop doesn't exactly improve working conditions for Latin America's poor
Either FTAA protesters viciously assaulted police, or police viciously assaulted protesters
For street medics tending to FTAA protesters, neutrality was no match for brutality
Anarchists and baseball and parrots and jazz
Looking for music to accompany your protest? Expect the unexpected.
It was easy for the county to pass a law requiring workers to earn a living wage. It wasn't so easy making it stick.
Three years after the immigrant workers at Aljoma Lumber voted to unionize, they still don't have a contract. Why? José Lamas refuses to give them one.
Pugilists and stars hope to unionize the sweet science
Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is a shambles. Blame Joe Geller, candidate and chairman.
For two years Goya Foods has waged a war to prevent its workers from unionizing. Now things are starting to get really ugly.
The disgraced former Miami Beach mayor comes out swinging at his former friends and associates
He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most
Dave Lawrence really wants you to know what he thinks of those fiendish Detroit newspaper strikers
Labor organizer Monica Russo helps Dade's nursing home workers form a more perfect union
Hard times for the one and only union at Miami's one and only Channel 10
By state law, judges get elected just like politicians -- a system so idiotic it's criminal. Will somebody please reproach the bench?
AFL-CIO union organizers are knocking on doors at Jackson Memorial Hospital, and the nurses are flinging them wide open