Stewart Acuff

Oct 1

The Legend: President Henry Nicholas

President Nicholas led the first strike of hospital workers in America–45 days in 1959 in New York citywide. He was so committed to victory he slept in the headquarters throughout the strike, showing his

Sep 29

Henry Nicholas: A Story of Leadership, Vision, Courage & Compassion

President Henry Nicolas stands as an icon and a hero of America’s struggle for justice for the last 50 years. But it wasn’t always the case. Born on a cotton plantation in Mississippi, the son

Sep 24

The Enigma of a Dismal Science

Economist Dr. Richard Levins, with whom I wrote my first book, Getting America Back to Work, says that economics is called the dismal science. I keep up with the thinking of all kinds of economists

Sep 23

Bank of America’s $16.65 Billion Mortgage Settlement

We just found out that a task force of state and federal prosecutors reached a settlement of $16.65 billion–that is a B– with Bank of America for their role in the financial meltdown of

Sep 19

“Crusader for Justice” Senator Bernie Sanders Speaks at 1199 – Part 2

This is PART 2 of Senator Bernie Sander’s recent speech at 1199 NUHHCE union hall in Philly. CLICK HERE to view PART 1. Photo source:

Sep 19

“Crusader for Justice” Senator Bernie Sanders Speaks at 1199 – Part 1

The worst kept secret in America is that progressive hero Senator Bernie Sanders is thinking about running for President. He and I have been friends for years. He even wrote a great foreword for

Sep 18

The Importance of the People’s Climate March in NYC

The value of the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sept 21st cannot be overstated. The march is the face and representation of millions of Americans who know we are killing our

Sep 17

45 million are Without Work in Developed Economies

David Jolly in The New York Times has reported on the latest publication of the global Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) whose members include the United States, all of Europe, and Japan.

Sep 11

The Economic Non-Recovery

The jobs recovered since the Wall Street blow-up and the Great Recession are much, much lower paying than the jobs destroyed by the Wall Street blow-up. Until and unless we address the roots of the

Aug 11

The Minimum Wage Does Not Kill Jobs

The evidence continues to roll in that increasing the minimum wage does not kill jobs. In fact, raising the minimum wage creates jobs. Both Goldman Sachs and the Center for Economic Policy have done similar

Creative Commons License
These works within this section are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License

UA-30714318-1