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Working people, led by unions, have just won a serious fight in Missouri. On Tuesday, August 7, a “Right to Work” (RtW) law was overturned by a massive 67.5% of those who voted in the...

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On Wednesday, June 27, the Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision in the case of Janus v. AFSCME. This ruling is a bold escalation in the ongoing campaign by the right to clear the...

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In Missouri, where unions have long been on the defensive, there is a growing understanding of the role unions can play in defending their rights in the workplace. Missouri’s right-to-work law passed as Senate Bill...

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Unions Under Attack in the Hawkeye State On February 16, the House and Senate in Iowa passed a law aimed to bust public sector unions. Except for firefighters, transit workers, and police, all public workers...

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George Martin Fell Brown, Madison, WI Five years ago, the city of Madison, Wisconsin became the setting for the U.S. labor movement’s biggest battle  in nearly twenty years, as hundreds of thousands took to the street...

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Rebuild A Fighting Labor Movement Marty Harrison, Philadelphia The explosive growth of the Wisconsin demonstrations in 2011 from  thousands to tens of thousands, the dogged defense of the occupation of the Capitol, and the outpouring...

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Workers in Illinois are confronted with a concerted effort by the political establishment to destroy workers’ rights and standards of living, beginning with the $100 billion “pension crisis” that was created through decades of bipartisan...

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  For a Mass Mobilization to Stop This Attack and Rebuild Labor! In late June, while millions celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality, the Court also agreed to hear Friedrichs v. California...

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Figuring out a strategy to change the world requires that we must go deeper in our understanding of inequality, class, and power in society....

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American society today is in a state of simmering discontent. Space is growing for a fightback in workplaces, on the streets, and at the ballot box....

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