Oklahoma educators have had enough of outsiders imposing their untested opinions on classrooms. more

Public School Shakedown

Considering that Wisconsin is last in start-up activity, maybe a U-turn is exactly what we need. more


Given its many weaknesses the USMCA can be expected to generate a bruising battle in the U.S. Congress, not to mention Mexico and Canada. more




Our jobs are going to Turkey. And a company with major federal contracts is sending them there. Promise broken? more

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In 1917, striking copper miners were rounded up at gunpoint and dumped in the middle of a New Mexico desert on the orders of their employer. A new genre-bending film tells their story, and its ripple effects. more


Our collective amnesia about the history of the holiday is dangerous. more

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With strong membership this year, unions promise improved wages and working conditions. more


Prisoners face harsh retribution for resisting forced labor practices and protesting extreme punishments. more


Celine McNicholas of the Economic Policy Institute talks about a new moment to imagine the power of organized labor. more


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League of Filipino Students

The Philippine National Police, implicated in the suppression of labor movements and President Duterte’s war on drugs, receive a significant amount of funding through U.S. foreign military financing. more


Are the days of venture-capital-backed platforms exploiting mostly silent workers over? more

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An event marking the fiftieth anniversary of César Chávez’s famous 1968 fast during the migrant grape workers strike in California. more


Draconian employment contracts are creating a new form of indentured servitude. more


West Virginia Teachers Walkout

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How striking West Virginians made history—again. more


Recent rulings expose the high court’s anti-worker bias. more

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‘They want me to do five separate jobs when I can go to another place and just do one thing for the same amount of money.’ more



Creative Commons

In New York City and across U.S. urban hubs, the gig economy threatens the livelihoods—and lives—of a once-stable class of American workers. more

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Ed cared about working people—and was a singular voice for labor rights and social justice. more

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