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#Striketober Is Bringing Labor Strikes Back Into Popular Consciousness

Take Action Now Lauren Kaori Gurley, VICE Something extraordinary is happening in factories, universities, hospitals, and movie studios across America. Workers are authorizing strikes and shutting…

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First Farm Labor Union Launches in New York

Take Action Now  Giulia McDonnell Nieto Del Rio, The Counter [And now, for some good news. — Progressive Hub] Twelve workers at a Long Island vineyard became the first agricultural workers to form…

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Racial Justice Education Vital to Union Growth

Take Action Now Stephanie Luce, Democratic Left In the summer of 2020, in the midst of the uprisings against police brutality, a number of unions issued statements declaring their support for…

Private Equity Pioneers Stepping Down After Wreaking Havoc and Getting Rich

Take Action Now Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org [It’s just not clear to most Americans how much damage has been caused by the private equity industry. Far from being ‘just another part of…

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Democrats Underestimate How Much Trouble They Are In

Take Action Now Hamilton Nolan, In These Times [Nolan is addressing a debate in Democratic Party circles that asks the question: what national electoral strategy will help Democrats do well in 2022…

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John Deere Workers On Strike After Rejecting Bad Contract Proposal

Take Action Now Jonah Furman, Jacobin John Deere workers on Sunday overwhelmingly voted down the first tentative agreement negotiated by the United Auto Workers (UAW) and the company. Among the…

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Ending Expanded Unemployment Benefits: Cruel & Counterproductive

Take Action Now Ryan Cooper, The Week [It’s a bit surprising how little unrest flowed from the decision to end pandemic unemployment benefits. Close to 8 million people were getting them one…

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Strike Wave Continues as Kellogg’s Workers Walk Off the Job

Take Action Now By Olafimihan Oshin, The Hill [This strike, at a Kellogg’s cereal plant, is one of many erupting coast-to-coast in an ongoing strike wave. You wouldn’t know it from…

Postal Banking Is On The Way – Finally

Take Action Now By David Dayen, The American Prospect [The phrase ‘postal banking’ might not get your pulse racing, but it matters more than you might think. We’ve gone through…

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Outrage as Facebook Outage Reveals Its Communications Monopoly

Take Action Now By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was among the progressives calling for government action to break up Facebook after the company and its family of…