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Larry Smith

Oklahoma teachers now have national attention as they march to the state capital to demand better working and learning environments for students and teachers alike. more

Public School Shakedown

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This week, Kentucky lawmakers relented to pressure from thousands of public school teachers who rallied at the state capitol. We talk to Jefferson County Teachers Association vice president Tammy Berlin about what's next. more


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Daphne Zaras

While the state has cut taxes on oil, state employees have not received an across-the-board pay raise in twelve years. more

Public School Shakedown


Ralph Chaplin

‘A Call for All Working People.’ more



Davey MacBain

It was the first time—and likely the last—a state militia was called out in support of a striking union. Why? Because the governor of the state was elected by those very same striking workers and miners. more



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On Monday, fast food workers will participate in nationwide strikes and protests in partnership with the Poor People’s Campaign, originally organized by Dr. Martin Luther King. more



Edgar Franks

The U.S. labor movement scored a surprising victory last year—one that offers profound hope for not only advancing farmworkers rights but also tackling challenges like white supremacy and climate change. more



Liz Cooke

Around the world, low-wage workers are outlining a coherent vision of what a human-centered, post-neoliberal world might look like. more


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Kenneth King

It's the site of the nation’s single largest armed uprising since the Civil War and its most violent labor insurrection. And coal companies are trying to erase that history. more


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Teke Wiggin

The intransigent communications giant bodes ill for the future of unions (not to mention net neutrality). more



David Bacon

Migration poses challenging questions about who is a citizen. These photographs aim to help break the mold that keeps us from seeing this reality. more


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Mary Langenfeld

When Jennifer Fultz refused to sign an agreement foisted on millions of American workers, she was escorted from her office building. Now, a judge has ruled in her favor. more


“All of the specifics that everyone loves to go on about—the numbers on this and that—that is my real life.” more



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People say home care workers are selfless saints for doing this type of work. But home care workers are usually flat broke. They deserve a decent wage. more


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The low pay received by many restaurant workers is no accident. Operating in the background of the industry is a powerful lobbying organization determined to keep wages low and benefits skimpy. more


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

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#1 - United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta organizing marchers on the 2nd day of March Coachella in Coachella, CA 1969. © 1976 George Ballis - Take Stock - The Image Works.jpg

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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



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

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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


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David Bacon

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