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Of 21 countries ,the U.S. ranks 17th in terms of pay equity. Global organizations aim to remedy the problem; the Trump Administration is moving to make it worse. more

Sep 19, 2017 12:03 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

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An ideal film to open over Labor Day weekend, Dolores is a stand-up-and-cheer biopic about one of the American left’s iconic heroes, Dolores Huerta. more

Sep 1, 2017 4:10 PM Dispatches

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Center for Jewish History, NYC

People of color cannot overcome wealth and wage gaps when structural racism and violence are the foundations of U.S. society. more

Aug 28, 2017 1:19 PM Op-Eds 2 Comments

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In the wake of the white supremacist attacks on Charlottesville, Virginia, in North Carolina, a place laden with a history of racial violence, protesters pulled down a statue of a Confederate soldier outside of the Durham County Courthouse. more

Aug 17, 2017 9:45 AM Multimedia

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David Bacon

A growing movement is visible in the streets challenging Yakima’s old power relations. more

Jul 21, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

It's practically impossible to avoid using it but its impacts on human rights and endangered species are enormous. We need to hold responsible the corporations with palm oil—and blood—on their hands. more

Jun 13, 2017 11:54 AM Op-Eds

Sarah Jaffee speaks with Cecilia Aldarondo about her new film about the Momentive strike in upstate New York. more

May 30, 2017 2:03 PM Multimedia

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Still from the film, "As Goes Janesville," 2012.

At the heart of Goldstein’s book are stories about Janesville’s working-class families, still hurting “no matter how vigorously they have clung to the old can-do.” more

May 9, 2017 12:00 AM Dispatches

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Rick Reinhard

But plenty of people showed up to stand in for them. more

May 1, 2017 11:59 AM Dispatches

Immigration rights advocate Christine Neumann-Ortiz says the key to a better future for all workers starts with the undocumented ones. more

Apr 30, 2017 10:12 PM Dispatches

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Caravan Against Fear

The Caravan Against Fear, Caravana Contral el Miedo, has been crisscrossing the Southwest, joining actions in each city and town it visits. more

Apr 30, 2017 12:00 AM Multimedia

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Steve Cup

Alexander Acosta will continue the Republican onslaught against protections for American labor. more

Apr 28, 2017 3:38 PM Dispatches

Safety for undocumented workers is safety for all more

Apr 24, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

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Trumpeting themes of “buy American, hire American” against a backdrop of red-white-and blue wrenches at Snap-On Tool in Kenosha, Wisconsin Donald Trump wanted everyone to know how much he is rewarding working-class supporters. Even if he isn't. more

Apr 21, 2017 2:34 PM Dispatches

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Peter

Dismantling federal efforts to address climate change will make it harder for Trump to deliver on his promise to create employment. more

Mar 29, 2017 2:51 PM Dispatches

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One of the quieter stories to unfold in the early days of this new administration is a tale of two labor movement approaches. more

Mar 25, 2017 4:01 PM Magazine

Kali Akuno works with Cooperation Jackson in Mississippi. He is looking "way beyond" the Democratic party to create new ways of organizing and responding in the Trump era. more

Mar 25, 2017 3:45 PM Magazine

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Jonathan Lawson

The successful drive for a living wage in Seattle began with a historic decision by the Teamsters union to defend Muslim immigrants against discrimination on the job. more

Mar 25, 2017 3:36 PM Magazine

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