Western Mass. needs this program.
Please support this program by signing!
It's time for government at all levels to do an about face and function on behalf of the working class for a change. This is particularly true of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Tax the rich. No more cuts!
UMass Boston of all places should have a vibrant Labor Studies program. If its numbers are down, that is an institutional failing, not the Program's.
Please sign this petition to save an important resource in the struggle for justice in the workplace.
The labor movement has indeed been the one national organization for the working class. Degree programs like this are essential to have future labor leaders and to spread the history of the movement which regularly gets completely ignored in history books, etc.
This is an important program that should be supported!
Please help restore the Labor Studies Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
I graduated U/Mass through this program in 2003. No way should it be eliminated!
Private schools, such as Cornell, Harvard, etc., manage to keep their labor programs going. In NY Cornell has "partnered" with The Murphy Institute, City University of New York (CUNY) but its more like a non-hostile takeover for Cornell and a survival strategy for CUNY. Labor unions need to step up and in.
The Haves are working non-stop to keep the Have-Nots from bettering their lives.
Education is the key to everything in life. Without education there is little to no chance of achieving more. Without education workers are easy targets for the lies, omissions and half-truths perpetuated by the Corporations and their paid lackeys.
If America is to regain it's role as a leader in advancing science, technology and manufacturing the workforce must be capable of understanding the issues.
try buying American made....if you can find it...pur politicains and big business have sent all them jobs out of this country...