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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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Massimo Brega

Historian Yuval Noah Harari argues that no job is safe from robots. So will the tech revolution spell the end of democracy as we know it? more

Mar 24, 2017 12:37 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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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

Stephen Lerner discusses how to map power and figure out who is backing bad policies, bad politicians, and offers some ideas for how to take on the big money power. more

Mar 9, 2017 9:15 AM Multimedia

We need to open our arms to the widest swath of American workers, embrace a much broader spectrum of issues, and completely rethink the purpose, strategies, and vision of the union movement. more

Feb 28, 2017 9:57 AM Op-Eds 2 Comments

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Nathaniel Brooks

An interview with Michael Kirk, a dedicated fighter for economic justice, income equality, and racial justice issues. more

Feb 27, 2017 8:24 AM Multimedia

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Rick Reinhardt

The taxi drivers' strike caught the imagination of the public, but taxi workers have more to teach us than just this one action. more

Feb 16, 2017 9:22 AM Multimedia

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Bob Simpson

CEO Andrew Puzder has withdrawn as nominee for Secretary of Labor, but he is just the first target for a determined movement. more

Feb 15, 2017 3:30 PM Dispatches

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Steve Cup

Blue-collar and middle-class workers who backed Trump in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, and elsewhere are in for a shock. more

Feb 14, 2017 12:29 PM Magazine

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Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement

Community activist David Goodner discusses the history and future of organizing in Iowa. more

Feb 9, 2017 12:00 AM Multimedia

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Fred Nye

The workplace is a vital political battlefield. The current climate presents a historic opportunity for labor and people with working class politics to lead. more

Feb 2, 2017 9:55 AM Multimedia

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CTUL

Luciano Balbuena and Veronica Mendez Moore of the CTUL emphasize the importance for all workers to resist. more

Feb 2, 2017 8:55 AM Multimedia

Erin Mohoney speaks about on and the upcoming women's strike during inauguration weekend and the fight for gender equality under Trump. more

Jan 16, 2017 5:53 PM Multimedia

Sarah Jaffe talks about Cooperation Jackson, Ungovernable2017 and other efforts to challenge the idea of the disposable worker. more

Jan 16, 2017 2:01 PM Multimedia

“Fighting for workers” has acquired a perverse new meaning in the bizarro universe of Andrew Puzder and Donald Trump. more

Dec 13, 2016 8:52 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

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