The campaign team would like to wish everyone a happy Labor Day weekend! Labor Day is a time when many of us are able to step back from work and relax, but we also encourage folks to use it as a time to reflect on the sacrifices and struggles of workers and unions to win the basic rights we have on the job as Americans.
(Photo: Gary Stuard addresses supporters at the Communication Workers of America union hall.)Read more
For the past few months, Native and non-Natives in the Midwest have been fighting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline, a project that will run from North Dakota into South Dakota, Iowa, and southern Illinois. The pipeline has been planned to cross the Missouri River, a vital water resource for millions who use it for drinking and irrigation water.