• Supergroup Prophets of Rage Form to Fight the Power During Election Year (LISTEN)

    By Ross Lenihan

    Prophets of Rage – made up of band members from Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill – performed for the first time in Hollywood last night. The group formed to “confront this mountain of election year b***s***, and confront it head-on with Marshall stacks blazing.” Below, Labor 411’s music team breaks down some of the revolutionary working-class tunes the group has at its disposal as the November election creeps closer.

  • DC LaborFest Spotlights Labor Art and Culture (VIDEO)

    By Ross Lenihan

    The third-annual DC LaborFest is taking place throughout the month of May and you better believe labor arts and culture are on full display. Anchored by the DC Labor FilmFest – which includes screenings of Concussion, 99 Homes, The 33, and much more – the annual festival boasts everything from film screenings and live music to soccer and lectures on labor history.

  • LA City Spotlight: 10 Union Venues for Great Live Music

    By Ross Lenihan

    Los Angeles has a reputation as the entertainment capital of the world. With an employment base of 160,000+, entertainment is the third largest industryin all of L.A. County. And while movies sometimes garner the lion’s share of attention, the music industry is also a major economic engine in the region.