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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: We Can’t Talk About the Racist Massacre in Buffalo Without Talking About Capitalism

We are not being honest about the horrific racist violence that took place in Buffalo this weekend and the racial inequality throughout the U.S. if we ignore how capitalism brought us here

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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: Wall Street Is Fleecing a Bunch of Teachers

For decades, public workers’ pensions have been moved into private equity, hedge funds, and real estate investments, enriching finance industry moguls

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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: In Bessemer and the South, Black Workers Hold the Key

Does the ongoing campaign to unionize the Amazon Bessemer warehouse, where 85 percent of the workers are Black, portend a return to large-scale campaigns in the South?

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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: Workers Just Won a Rare Supreme Court Victory Against Wall Street

A recent ruling that retirees can sue employers who help investment firms rip them off with high fees and poor performance is a rare and crucial win

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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: In the Race Against Nina Turner, GOP Donors Fund Shontel Brown

“How can we have someone who is the party chair and says that she’s a Democrat’s Democrat but is accepting Republican money?”

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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: Judge Who Struck Down Eviction Moratorium Lives in Nearly $3 Million Home

Dabney Friedrich’s 6,900-square-foot house boasts cathedral ceilings and two kitchens

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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: Black Worker Centers: Building Workplace Power in the Communities

Worker centers in general serve as a clearinghouse for workers’ needs when forming a union is all but impossible

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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: How Unions Defeated a Right-to-Work Bill in Deep-Red Montana

Montana is the first state where Republicans control the legislature and governorship that has failed to pass right-to-work laws

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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: Rebekah Mercer Raised Specter of “Armed Conflict” in 2019 Book

The billionaire heir has been financing a host of right-wing individuals and groups involved in the storming of the Capitol

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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: Hospital CEOs Have Gotten Rich Cutting Staff and Supplies

Now They’re Not Ready for the Next Wave

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