Stewart Acuff

Jun 19

TPP Battle Continues

The House passed the controversial, standalone Trade Promotion Authority bill on Thursday. “Supporters of dangerous, job-killing trade treaties have regrouped after failing to pass a trade package last week. They’ve changed up their tactics and

May 31

Robert Reich: Strong Unions Mean a Strong Middle Class

In a recent blog and video, former Bill Clinton Secretary of Labor Robert Reich noted that the decimation of the American labor movement is directly related to the diminution of the middle class. Reich even

Apr 30

Senator Bernie Sanders is running for President

“I am running for president. I intend to stand up and fight for working families all over the country.” -Bernie Sanders My friend and one of my heroes, Bernie Sanders, is running for President of

Mar 24

Bernie Blasts Away at Republican Budget

In his new role as minority leader on the Senate budget committee, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is blasting away at the Senate’s budget, which came from the radical right-wing Republican majority. Bernie issued a

Mar 6
Kicking Ass for the Middle Class

Kicking Ass for the Middle Class

My friend Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, most labor union rank and file activists, and most of you reading this are right. If we work as hard as it takes to get a

Dec 15

CRomnibus: Elizabeth Warren is Fighting For Us

So it has come to this–the only way to fund the government is to give the banks, financial institutions, and rich donors everything they want. To keep the government running, the House and Senate

Sep 22

Senator Bernie Sanders Speaks at 1199 – Part 4

The great Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont recently spoke at my union. This is part 4 of his speech. Here’s part 1, part 2, and part 3. Photo: Senator Sanders at the recent People’s Climate March in

Sep 22

Senator Bernie Sanders Speaks at 1199 – Part 3

“We are fighting for the working class of this country. That’s what we’re fighting for.” -Senator Bernie Sanders The great Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont recently spoke at my union. This is part 3 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

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