Category: Labor Activism

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Carl Finamore: Missing in Action

AFL-CIO Should Be in Ferguson

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Steve Early: Last Minute Left-Liberal Unity?

Richmond Line-Up Reshuffled for Fall Contest With Chevron

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Gar Alperovitz: Is Worker Ownership a Way Forward for Market Basket?

There can be no doubt that in the long term, an employee-owned company would provide a much better solution for the workers and larger community than the current mess

Kerry Taylor: In North Carolina, Movements Build Ties

It was the rare meeting of Southern workers that struck a note of optimism

Sascha Bercovitch: Confrontations between Sidor Workers and Venezuelan National Guard

Clashes between protesting workers at the state-owned steel plant Sidor and the Venezuelan National Guard ended with at least 14 arrests and two injuries

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Gary Younge: Tales of the Cities

A union leader is being hailed as a possible mayor in Chicago while elsewhere mayors are pursuing policies Obama has been unable to enact on the national stage

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Steve Early: Looking for a Knockout in November? Chevron Goes Another Round with Richmond

People and some politicians of Richmond, in California, U.S, have made life hard for Chevron

Lauren McCauley: Uprising Against Corporate Greed

As strikes enter third week, workers and customers of Market Basket demand reinstatement of beloved CEO “Artie T.

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Jack Rasmus: American Unions at Strategic Impasse: Part 2: Three Contemporary Examples

Aauto, aircraft manufacturing, and railroads are examined as examples of continuing failure of Union organizing, bargaining, and political strategy

Tamara van der Putten: Manolada Workers: ‘No Greek Would Want This Job Anyway’

As a Greek court frees the shooters and employer of 35 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers, the plight of Greece’s migrant workers is brought back into focus

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