Unions and Bargaining Over Pay

Tiered Wage Contracts Are How Bosses Screw Union Workers

Take Action Now Tiered wage systems create separate pay and benefit tracks depending on when an employee is hired. It’s used almost exclusively in union workplaces, and pits workers against…

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Corporate Dems Add $285 Billion Tax Cut For Rich To Build Back Better

Take Action Now “The whole initiative seems deliberately sculpted to hand the American right a weapon to bludgeon Democrats ahead of the election.” By Jake Johnson,…

Nicaragua Elections

Nicaragua: Chronicle Of An Election Foretold

Take Action Now After silencing the opposition, Daniel Ortega claims victory for a fourth consecutive term. By William I. Robinson, Nacla With seven opposition presidential…

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Bernie Sanders Votes Against $778 Billion Pentagon War Budget

Take Action Now “Isn’t it strange how even as we end the longest war in our nation’s history concerns about the deficit and national debt seem to melt away under the…

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While US Stokes Embers Of Division, Most Cubans Look To The Future

Take Action Now Cubans More Excited About School Reopening Than Regime Change By Medea Benjamin, LA Progressive “If you build it, they will come,” said Kevin Costner in the Field…

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World Governments Won’t Fix The Climate Crisis On Their Own

Take Action Now Thank climate activists for the fact that any progress was made in Glasgow. Unless we push hard, powerful interests don’t budge. By Bill McKibben, The Guardian It…

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The Real Reason It’s So Hard To Tax Billionaires

Take Action Now The real reason it’s hard to tax billionaires is because they’re the ones in charge. By Christopher Orlet, CounterPunch A recent NPR story attempted to explain why it is…

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Biden Moves To Protect Native American Site From Oil Drilling

Take Action Now President Biden pushes a 20-year ban on new oil drilling near Native American site in New Mexico, Chaco Canyon. By Ella Nilson, CNN President Joe Biden announced…

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Report: “Breathtaking Cover-up” Of US Airstrike That Killed Syrian Civilians

Take Action Now “This NYT report on the cover-up of U.S. war crimes in Syria should make your blood boil. The U.S. wantonly kills civilians, covers it up, and then tells other countries how…

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Immigrant Workers In Minnesota Still Struggle With COVID-19

Take Action Now Largely employed by meatpacking plants and farms, immigrant workers contend with hazardous conditions along with discrimination, low pay, and language barriers. By…