I know it’s only Tuesday, but seriously…

I know it’s only Tuesday, but seriously…

Big corporations are dodging taxes left and right, while telling the working person they have to accept pension cuts, layoffs and reduced salaries. Ridiculous.

Stay thirsty for justice my friends.

It’s time to raise the minimum wage. We had great periods of economic growth when it was higher (adjusted for inflation) than it is today.

Why are these workers protesting? Because their bathroom breaks are limited to six minutes per day. Seriously: http://abcnews.go.com/Business/regulate-bathroom-work/story?id=24581940

This chart helps explain why student debt is so burdensome and why it is growing at a rapid rate. While median debt increases, wages have decreased for individuals who have graduated from college. Let’s make education affordable!

One last photo from the 1934 Teamsters strike in Minneapolis which had its 80th anniversary celebrated this past weekend.

One last photo from the 1934 Teamsters strike in Minneapolis which had its 80th anniversary celebrated this past weekend.

If you’re in the Twin Cities this weekend, come out and join us to celebrate the 80th anniversary of one of the most important strikes in U.S. history! More info on events here: http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/news/2014/07/14/events-july-17-20-commemorate-80th-anniversary-1934-teamsters-strike

If you’re in the Twin Cities this weekend, come out and join us to celebrate the 80th anniversary of one of the most important strikes in U.S. history! More info on events here: http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/news/2014/07/14/events-july-17-20-commemorate-80th-anniversary-1934-teamsters-strike

Throwback Thursday: The one and only JRH.

Throwback Thursday: The one and only JRH.

Activism works! Dare I say it…that was easy.

Activism works! Dare I say it…that was easy.

Lena Dunham is a big fan of the Teamsters!

Lena Dunham is a big fan of the Teamsters!

Fast Food Protest In Front Of A McDonald’s. Fast food workers need better rights and union protection.

Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave joined striking port truck drivers on the picket line yesterday!

Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave joined striking port truck drivers on the picket line yesterday!

Morpheus speaks the truth. Empower yourself at your workplace! Unions do phenomenal things to prevent workplace abuse.

Morpheus speaks the truth. Empower yourself at your workplace! Unions do phenomenal things to prevent workplace abuse.