In the News

Here you can find updates from the movement, news from the Workers’ Center and our national allies, and articles written by our members:

May 24, 2017: Trumpcare 2.0 is a Death Bill. It’s Time to Fight for the System we Want. Meaghan LaSala, In These Times.

May 6, 2017: Portland rally calls for publicly funded health care across Maine. WMTW.

March 10, 2017: Fighting for Healthcare Under Proto-Trump, with Cait Vaughan. By Sarah Jaffe, The Progressive. 

April 28, 2016: “Supporters Rally To Save Public Health Clinic in Portland” by Randy Billings, Portland Press Herald

April 26, 2016: “Why Portland Maine Is Currently Exhibit a in How Austerity Can Make Americas Opioid Crisis Worse” by Sarah Lazar, Alternet

January 1, 2016 : “New Year in Portland Brings New Fees and Higher Minimum Wage” by Randy Billings, Portland Press Herald

September 25, 2015: “What to do When Your Paycheck Doesn’t Come” by Darren Fishell, Bangor Daily News

September 22, 2015: “Wage Theft Allegations Fly After Portland Shop Closes Abruptly” by Darren Fishell, Bangor Daily News

September 8, 2015: “Letter to the Editor: Tipped Workers Deserve Higher Wages” by Nat Lippert, Southern Maine Workers’ Center member and restaurant server, writing about the tipped subminimum wage in the Portland Press Herald

May 07, 2015: “Together We Will Find the Way: White Racial Justice Organizing in the Time of Black Lives Matter Movement” by Chris Crass, The Good Men Project, interviewing SMWC Board of Directors Chair DrewChristopher Joy

May 01, 2015: “We Have Each Other’s Backs: May Day Rallies Highlight Black Lives Matter Movement” by Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams