Stories by Laura Clawson

Laura Clawson is the Labor editor at Daily Kos Labor, and a contributing editor at Daily Kos.  subscribe to Laura Clawson's feed

Posted on: Mar 17, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

The GOP throws a bit of a monkey wrench at the hopes of an agreement between the U.S. and Iran.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

This is what happens when Republican legislators determine the school curriculum.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

Congressional Republicans are unlikely to raise the federal minimum wage. But local governments are stepping up.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Cantor gets to keep working in the same city, getting a new set of fancy titles and a big pile of money.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2014, Source: Daily Kos Labor

Warren nails heartless bankers who don't forgive loans when student dies.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

The idea that children should never be more than five feet from their parents is getting ridiculously out of control.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Wait, why is he still talking?

Posted on: Jul 14, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Workers have to use a swipe card to use the facilities.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Why would anyone listen to Paul Wolfowitz at this point?

Posted on: Jun 13, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Tragic consequence of criminalization of poverty.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Anti-Bergdahl soldiers have been getting some 'professional' help.

Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: DailyKos

The abruptly-canned editor was seen as "pushy" and is said to have asked for pay parity with predecessor.

Posted on: May 8, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Subway CEO Fred DeLuca: "I'm not concerned."

Posted on: May 2, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Or, none of the above?

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Does anyone believe the b.s. he's peddling about poverty?

Posted on: Jan 29, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

The slut-shaming never stops with the Fox radio host.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

While many more have been added to it's rolls, those in gap states still don't have the comfort of Medicaid coverage.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

More than 900 gay and lesbian couples have been able to marry in the state.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

No bed available for desperately sick young man.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

Meanwhile, measure to raise it to$15 per hour in SeaTac, Washington is leading.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

The only hope for passing ENDA through this Congress is making it too hot to handle and forcing Boehner to let it come to the floor.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

In the early days of shock and grief, these families will have to worry about how to get by with a paycheck that's ended abruptly.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

Rep. Ted Yoho has a novel theory of what failing to raise the debt limit would do.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

A $90 cut in the groceries a family can buy in a month is a big deal for a family that's already pinching every penny to get enough to eat.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

Dept. of Ag. would cut half its inspectors, and replace them with inspectors employed by companies themselves . . . to speed things up.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

USC is far from alone in wanting to bury sexual assault and rape complaints.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

A new bill would ban abortion from the moment something resembling a fetal heartbeat could be detected, usually at six weeks.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

He's not wrong that the GOP can't continue to be the party of white men, to hell with brown people, and succeed.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

And it's not even Todd Akin who said it.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

John Stossel's revisionist history of the Great Depression.

Posted on: May 15, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

This wave of strikes hitting multiple fast food restaurants (and, in some cases, retail stores) in a single city for a day, then showing up in another city, is truly unprecedented.

Posted on: May 9, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

We wouldn't want workers actually knowing their rights...

Posted on: May 7, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

Kidnapped at age 14, Elizabeth Smart now says that abstinence teaching made her feel dirty after she was raped.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

There should not be 2 of this tragic story of rape, bullying, and suicide.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2013, Source: DailyKos

There is so much that could go wrong with this idea.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2013, Source: Daily Kos Labor

Why we must keep up the pressure on politicians.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

15 percent cuts to Wayne State and University of Michigan will hurt students and faculty alike.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

He will also be a notable progressive voice in a cabinet containing or expected to contain several members less than friendly to workers and worker organizing.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

If Republicans in Congress really get their way, these are exactly the vulnerable groups that will be even harder hit by cuts.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2012, Source: Daily Kos Labor

The teachers, workers and education professionals of Sandy Hook Elementary School saved dozens of children -- some at the cost of their own lives.