Stories by Jonathan Tasini

is the National Writers Union president. For more information about the National Writer's Union or its collective- licensing agency, Publication Rights Clearinghouse, visit . subscribe to Jonathan Tasini's feed

Posted on: Jul 30, 2013, Source: Working Life

Let’s consider the price regular workers pay when something goes bad, versus the price CEOs never pay when something goes askew.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2007, Source: Working Life

Here's something you don't see often: actual details about the candidates' positions.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2007, Source: Daily Kos

Jonathan Tasini: The National Labor Committee has found some appalling conditions at Victoria's Secret production facilities in Jordan.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2007, Source: TomPaine.com

Let's start off the new year with some real resolutions like universal health care and a nationwide free wireless network.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Challenging the as-of-now presumed Democratic presidential nominee sends the message that 'Republican Lite' is no longer an option for an opposition party.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2005, Source: TomPaine.com

Why did 22 Democrats in Congress vote to give Wal-Mart advanced notice of inspections by the Department of Labor?

Posted on: Oct 25, 2005, Source: TomPaine.com

General Motors' employee coverage cuts help illustrate an important point: the global economy is a tool to drive down living standards.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2005, Source: TomPaine.com

The estate tax affects only the richest 2 percent of Americans. But Congress wants to repeal it to make sure its "base" doesn't pay another penny.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2005, Source: TomPaine.com

Manipulation, greed and wrongdoing in the name of profit are as much a part of the Wal-Mart business model as are those low, low prices.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2004, Source: TomPaine.com

The very liberal pundits who lament declining wages, unemployment, and the healthcare crisis are urging Kerry to denounce a police strike in Boston; what we need is a president who will bully corporations, not workers.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2004, Source: TomPaine.com

Too often, major corporate mergers revere executives' wealth over workers' rights. If Comcast seizes control of Disney, Disney workers will face a far darker working future then those workers at AT&T who will come under new management at Cingular.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2004, Source: TomPaine.com

The grocery worker strike isn't just about Southern California, it's about all workers.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2003, Source: TomPaine.com

The administration often cites the GDP as proof of economic recovery, but this dry statistic tells us nothing about real people's daily lives.