Videos:Special American Labor Day Report
Special Labor Day
Instant Play Films & Videos ...
How It Was Films ...
*Days of Our Years (1955)
*American Frontier Part I (1953)
*American Frontier Part II (1953)
*Working Dollars (1957)
*American Engineer Part I (1956)
*American Engineer Part II (1956
*American Engineer Part III (1956)
*American Engineer Part IV (1956)
*Financing the American Family (1935)
*Always Tomorrow (1941)
*Valley Town (1940)
*From Dawn To Sunset (1937)
*Your Town Film (1940)
*Bright Young Newcomer (1958)
*Social Class In America (1957)
*Citizen Makes A Decision (1954)
*How To Keep A Job (1949)
*Finding Your Life's Work (1940)
*Three Cities (1943)
*It Takes Everybody To Build This Land Film (1951)
*Make Mine Freedom (1948)
*In the Suburbs (1957)
*City of Quality (1963)
*24 Hours of Progress Part I (1950)
*24 Hours of Progress Part II (1950)
*American Harvest Part I (1955)
*American Harvest Part II (1955)
*Young Man's Fancy (1952)
*What Makes Us Tick (1952)
*Miami Model (2004)
*Design For Dreaming (1956)
*Greater Goal (1953)
Despite media headlines emphasizing recent job creation and a housing construction boom, America’s workers are anxious about the nation’s economy and do not hold out much hope for the future ....
More people are in poverty and fewer people have health insurance, primarily because of a decrease in employer-provided coverage.
*Labor Day Week Briefing
Some 45 million Americans lack medical coverage—yet the United States spends more on health care than any other country in the world—and more info at AFL-CIO Facts & Stats.
Health care and retirement security top the list of major concerns, with 68 percent and 65 percent, respectively, saying the country is on the wrong track on those issues.
*America’s Workers Worry About Their Future
American Labor Trends ....
15,000 Workers Fired or Punished for Union Support So Far This Year
Big Brother Nixes Happy Hour.
*Democracy Denied at Work
Good Jobs and Benefits
are Disappearing ....
Corporations are shipping more middle-class, white-collar jobs overseas and leaving low-wage jobs at home.
Working families are bracing for another attack on their paychecks by the Bush administration and the Republican-controlled Congress—which already cut millions of workers’ overtime pay protections in 2004.
Jobs and Income ....
8,000 jobs a month are being lost since President George W. Bush took office.
Today’s global economy has greatly increased the income gap worldwide, making the rich even wealthier and eroding working families’ standard of living.
Find out how issues in the global economy affect you and see how you can take action.
*Jobs, Wages, and the Global Economy
*Union Struggle Videos
*Labor Speaks Out
Labor Decline Fuels Drug Culture
While the US government spends increasingly more money on domestic law enforcement and Colombian paratroopers - all in the name of fighting the so-called War on Drugs - Kensington, PA has spiralled deeper and deeper into abject chaos.
Fuelling the crisis, jails are filled to capacity with non-violent drug offenders who, when they are released, cannot qualify for government-sponsored addiction treatment programs. And so a vicious cycle ensues, children are brought up in conditions that more closely resemble those of a developing nation than the world's new imperial superpower.