Brandon Weber


Brandon Weber has written for Upworthy, Liberals Unite, and Good.Is magazine, mostly on economics, labor union history, and working people. He is working on two books, one titled, “Class Wars, USA: 25 Stories Of Working People Fighting Back.” and one on the fatally flawed foster and adoption system, and some ways to fix it. 

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This Veteran's Day, remembering some of our veterans who protected a country that did not protect them. more

Nov 10, 2017 5:00 AM Dispatches

Union pins might be tiny, but they could be part of a larger effort to reinvigorate unions and push back against right-wing efforts to gut them. more

Oct 13, 2017 2:44 PM Dispatches 1 Comments


Jack Delano

When black sharecroppers dared to demand a fair share. more

Sep 29, 2017 3:45 PM Dispatches

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Kheel Center

The anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire marks the deadliest workplace disaster in New York City up until September 11, 2001. more

Mar 23, 2017 9:37 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Today is the 104th anniversary of just one of the five times Debs campaigned as a socialist for president. more

Nov 2, 2016 1:57 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Nat Cole may not have swung direct punches, but he did battle almost every day of his life. more

Mar 17, 2016 5:19 PM Dispatches

"They need a human response, not another failed politician to offer a handful of nothing.” more

Mar 16, 2016 8:43 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

"Since the government’s not going to support us, we’ve got to do it ourselves." more

Mar 11, 2016 6:39 PM Dispatches 4 Comments

A massacre so ghastly, many chose to forget it and hid it from textbooks and even oral histories for decades. more

Feb 19, 2016 3:40 PM Dispatches 14 Comments

Aramark serves 380 million meals per year to correctional facilities across North America. more

Jan 22, 2016 3:12 PM Dispatches 4 Comments