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Kenneth King

West Virginians have rescued a landmark in American labor history from an assault by powerful coal mining companies. more

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Here’s your recap of the jurisprudential carnage. more

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When it comes to family separation, no one knows better than migrant domestic workers the myriad ways U.S. immigration policy has kept people from their loved ones. more

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Original: Gage Skidmore

Just how accurate are Trump’s claims about jobs and income? more

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Passion River Films

Disguised as a sports documentary, the film takes a critical look at the complex world of migrant laborers chasing a dream. Plus, an exclusive clip. more

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Joe Anderson

Under Trump, the National Labor Relations Board is facing an unprecedented attack. more

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David Bacon

The H-2A Farm Worker Program creates a pipeline of cheap, disposable labor. more

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David Bacon

The Jones & Laughlin Aliquippa Works was once among the largest steel mills in the world, but now most facilities are shuttered for good. The city of Aliquippa, like steel towns throughout Pennsylvania, struggles to move forward. more

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Fibonacci Blue

Twin cities workers are getting shorted on their paychecks—but that’s not the worst of it. more

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Organization United for Respect

In a matter of weeks, more than 30,000 Toys 'R' Us employees will be out of work with no severance. more

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Annelise Orleck

A new worker struggle is building—and it's predominantly made up of women. more

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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

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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

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Ralph Chaplin

‘A Call for All Working People.’ more

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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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Fibonacci Blue

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

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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

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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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