Democracy

Our democracy is in distress. In order to achieve democratic change in America we need to halt the corrupting influence of corporate money in politics, prevent the systematic manipulation and suppression of voters, and reform the rules in the U.S. Senate.

Democracy

Sep 25, 2014

President Cohen on the Ed Show

CWA President Larry Cohen talked jobs and where things are headed for working families with MSNBC host Ed Schultz and Steelworkers President Leo Gerard. Read More

Sep 18, 2014

Elections Matter: Republican Leaders Introduce Bill to Cripple the NLRB

Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) threw down the gauntlet to U.S. workers this week by introducing a bill to fundamentally alter the mission of the National Labor Relations Board. Read More

Sep 11, 2014

CWA Statement on Senate Vote on Democracy for All Amendment

It is distressing to see the polarization of the U.S. Supreme Court, and now the Senate, on the critical issue of getting big money out of our politics. Read More

Sep 11, 2014

Senate Action This Week on Historic Amendment to Get Money Out of Politics

The historic fight to wrest control of American politics from the super rich began this week in the U.S. Senate with a vote to allow debate of a Constitutional Amendment that seeks to invalidate recent Supreme Court rulings that flooded our political system with money from corporations and the 1 percent. Read More