Hamilton Nolan is a labor writer for In These Times. He has spent the past decade writing about labor and politics for Gawker, Splinter, The Guardian, and elsewhere. More of his work is on Substack.

You can reach him at Hamilton@InTheseTimes.com. 
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Bad America
Our debate recap: A nation decides whether it's time for the final act.
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Trump Is Waging War on the VA's Union, and Workers Are Living in Fear
The biggest public sector union contract in the country could be a disaster without political intervention
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What’s at Stake for the Labor Movement on Election Day? Everything.
Unions hope a Biden presidency will reverse decades of anti-worker policies.
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Who Is Going to Stop Him?
If you don't think that Trump will steal this election, please explain why not.
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Unite Here Is 85% Unemployed and Still Fighting Like Hell
The economically devastated union is knocking on more doors than the entire Democratic Party
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The Confederacy Won't Die Until Florida Does
Election year in the epicenter of lost causes.
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How to Negotiate With People Who Don’t Care If You Die
To win another stimulus bill, the Democrats need to embrace chaos.
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Time For Unions to Give the Democratic Party an Ultimatum
Money spent on organizing is always well spent. You can't say the same about political donations.
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In California, a “Labor Slate” Aims to Redefine the Relationship Between Unions and Politics
From union jobs to Medicare for All, this new pro-worker slate is pushing a progressive platform—and could become a model for how organized labor approaches elections.
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Leverage Is Everything
The striking NBA players have inherent power, but so do you.
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The Failure to Unionize the Tech Industry Will Eat the Labor Movement Alive
The pandemic has made tech stronger, but unions haven't caught up.
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A Pricey Private School Says “Quaker Values” Justify Aggressive Campaign to Destroy Its Union
Brooklyn Friends School takes advantage of a Trump labor board ruling.
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This Terrifying Economic Crisis Will Make Cities Better
Amid the pandemic, the rich are fleeing American cities. That’s a good thing.
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The Future of Homeless Organizing Lives on the Prettiest Street in Philadelphia
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An Injury to Portland Is an Injury to All
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The Former Deadspin People Explain How to Launch a Worker-Owned Media Co-op That Might Succeed
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Child Care Workers Are Now a Mighty Force With a Huge New Union. It Only Took 17 Years.
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California Hospital Workers Strike, Fracturing Pandemic’s Uneasy Labor Peace
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Philly D.A. Larry Krasner Says He’s Ready to Charge Invading Federal Agents with Crimes
He sees a way out of our "drunken stumble" into fascism.
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Teachers Unions Look Like the Last Line of Defense in Trump’s “Reckless” School Reopening Crusade
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There Is No Plan (For You)
Unemployment, evictions, business failure, a pandemic and health crises are all here at once. The federal government doesn't care.
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“Blue Lives Matter” Comes to Brooklyn, and Everyone Screams
In Bay Ridge, pro-police demonstrators were met with the righteous anger of Black Lives Matter.
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The Public Sector’s Right to Strike Is Left Behind in Biden-Bernie Task Force Compromise
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The Future of Homeless Organizing Lives on the Prettiest Street in Philadelphia
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The Coddling of the Elites
Free speech for whom, exactly?
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Police Union Denies Racism, Calls AFL-CIO President “Disgraceful” in Irate Letter
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The Head of the South Dakota AFL-CIO Routinely Posts Ultra Right-Wing Memes on Facebook
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AFL-CIO Leader Richard Trumka Defends Police Unions by Comparing Them to Employers
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Celebrating Juneteenth, Labor Finds Its Voice for Racial Justice
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SEIU President: Expelling Police Unions From the Labor Movement “Has to Be Considered”
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Workers United Branch Calls on AFL-CIO to Expel Police Unions
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Assisted Living Facility Staffer Says He Was Fired for Organizing His Coworkers During the Pandemic
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I’m Proud That My Union Just Urged the AFL-CIO to Kick Out Police Unions
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One Weird Trick to Slash Your City’s Police Budget Right Now
Los Angeles just announced the city is massively cutting its police budget. There has literally never been an easier—or better—time for other cities to follow suit.
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DC Transit Union Says Labor Must Join the Movement in the Streets
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We’ll Burn Until We Organize
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Major Public Defense Nonprofit in New York Is Unionizing
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Fight Over Safe Reopening Is The Latest Front in “Civil War” at the EPA
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The Case For Sectoral Bargaining Is Now Stronger Than Ever
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A Quiet Frenzy of Union Organizing Has Gripped the Nonprofit World
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Time for Progressives to Seize the Means of Production of House Relief Bills
Pelosi’s bill proves Democratic leadership won’t do what needs to be done.
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The Year of Magical Thinking
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The Long-Neglected Online Labor Organizing Space Is Getting More Crowded
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The Disconnect Between the Stock Market and the Real Economy Is Destroying Our Lives
Stocks are the wall that protects the rich from the consequences of this crisis
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Amazon Labor Activism Goes International as European and U.S. Workers Combine Forces
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Bernie Lost Because America Doesn’t Have a Strong Labor Movement
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Amazon’s Unlimited Unpaid Time Off Ends May 1, and Workers Say That Could Be Deadly
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VA Workers Say Southern States Reopening Too Soon Puts Veterans’ Lives At Risk
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