Cutting beneficiaries' retirement to the bone is not the way to solve this crisis.
The fight against the Pacific Rim trade deal is not over now that negotiators have agreed to a proposal. It is only beginning in Congress and even the private sector.
Everyday Americans who worked hard for decades should be able to receive the retirement nest egg they paid into, especially when banks which invested the monies are raking in huge profits.
Everyday Americans would profit from more education to increase the amount of skilled workers in this country.
Better infrastructure and education doesn't just happen on its own. Dollars are needed, and taxing corporate overseas profits could do the trick.
Right-to-work is a ruse. Lawmakers need to stand up for everyday Missourians and protect their wages and rights on the job.
The U.S. needs a bipartisan solution to get everyday Americans back earning wages that can support a family. Infrastructure investment is a key element.
Typically, we look back to honor the countless union members, labor leaders and other historically significant figures who paved the way. This Labor Day, however, I want us to look to the future.