Category: US

Isaac Scher: AFL-CIO leadership tries to block affiliate’s vote on endorsing BDS

AFL-CIO leadership cited a procedural rule to tell the San Francisco Labor Council it couldn’t even debate a resolution on BDS

Andrew Moss: Democrats: Don’t Compromise on a Path to Citizenship

To ensure human rights at home, not only in other countries, legislation is needed to open a path to full citizenship, not just provide a temporary fix

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Hamilton Nolan: Mississippi Believes It Can Be Organized. Does Anyone Else?

Under-resourced and overlooked, the South is tired of waiting for organized labor

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Steve Early: New Deal Recycling: Can a Federal Writers Project Rise Again?

U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu’s proposed $60 million federal investment in “cultural infrastructure” would lead to the re-hiring of writers, editors, fact-checkers, publishing assistants, librarians, and historians who lost work and income due to the pandemic

Branko Marcetic: The political evolution of Kyrsten Sinema

Sinema reads as a cautionary tale of what happens when political ambition becomes a be-all and end-all

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John Feffer: Can We Avoid a War with China?

The cold war in the Taiwan Strait threatens to turn hot

Shaun Richman: Happy Striketober

Let’s Restore the Legal Right to Strike

Joann Wypijewski: India Walton Didn’t Come Out of Nowhere

Buffalo’s transformation is the fruit of years of struggle

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Jeff Cohen: The Big Lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate Testimony  

This was an open-and-shut case, and it started leaking to community leaders and independent journalists that the police claim about McDonald having lunged at police was totally false.

Andreína Chávez Alava: UN Expert Releases Full Report on Impact of US-led Sanctions Against Venezuela

UN Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan reiterated her call for sanctions relief, stating they undermine Venezuelans’ human rights

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