Kari Lyder­sen is a Chica­go-based reporter, author and jour­nal­ism instruc­tor, lead­ing the Social Jus­tice & Inves­tiga­tive spe­cial­iza­tion in the grad­u­ate pro­gram at North­west­ern Uni­ver­si­ty. She is the author of May­or 1%: Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago’s 99%.
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The ‘Creative Class’ and Comeback Cities: Beyond the Hype
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Labor Leaders Take Alabama Immigration Law Repeal Bid to Berlin
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New Arizona Law Allows 12-Hour Mining Shifts Underground
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Steelworkers in Arizona’s ‘Copper Triangle:’ A Proud History Fading
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In an Arizona Mining Town Left Behind, Dreams for the Future
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Chicago’s Cafe YO! Combines Youth Jobs, Activism, and Caffeine
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Oil and Gas Mean Misery and Forced Labor—Not Jobs—in Developing Countries
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Getting on the BRT Bus: U.S. Cities Eye Mexico Program That Benefits Workers
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National Nurses United, Local Labor Groups Say Protest Show Will Go On After G8 Switch
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Coal Plant Closings Nationwide Mean Better Air, But Fewer Jobs
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Driverless Trains and the ‘Mine of the Future’: Are Workers Becoming Obsolete?
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Cleaner Air, but Fate of Laid-Off Workers Clouds Coal Plant Closing
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Another Victory for Southern Calif. ‘Carwasheros’
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‘There’s a Ripple Effect’: A Chicago Librarian Speaks Out About Cutbacks
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Not So Sweet: The Intricacies of Big and Little Sugar
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A Disturbing Peek Under the ‘Tilted Kilt’
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Closing Time at Chicago Libraries Hits Women and Minorities Hard
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The Golden Toilet Marches On, Inspires Calls for Development Reform in Chicago
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Golden Toilet Does the Job in Chicago
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Chicago Mayor’s Facebook Town Hall Leaves Teachers, Parents Venting
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‘Get a Job’? Not So Easy for Teens, as Adults Snap Up Openings
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Lockout at Quebec Rio Tinto Aluminum Smelter Drags On
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Partial Victory Bittersweet for Laid-Off Bakery Worker at Center of Class-Action Suit
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Letter From Colombia: In Plastic Surgery Capital, How Real is the New Face?
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Opposition Erupts as Chicago City Council Passes G8/NATO Summit Ordinances
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Republic Windows Redux? Chicago Bakery Faces Class Action Suit for Pre-Christmas Closure
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All in a Day’s Work…Behind Bars
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Working on Ice: The Pros and Cons of Antarctic ‘Summer’ Jobs
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The Secret of Rocky Flats: The Never-Ending Story of a Cold War Plutonium Plant
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The Immigration Debate at Year’s End: Conflict and Contradiction
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Wage Theft at Mom and Pop Stores—and How to Fight It
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Baltimore’s United Workers Disrupt Christmas Shopping, Demand Stable Jobs, Better Wages
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Brazilian Blowout Still a Threat, Feds Say
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As Durban Dust Settles, Pondering Emissions Reductions and Jobs
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As Struggling Town Considers New Mine, Ex-Miners Look Back With Ambivalence
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A String of Slaughterhouse Successes for UFCW
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Hyatt Ultimatum in Chicago: Healthcare or Boycott?
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San Diego Lifeguard Wins Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
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Another Class Action Lawsuit Against Walmart Warehouse
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Time to Turn Out the Lights on Black Friday?
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Unions, Activists Occupy Chicago City Hall Over Clinic Closing Plan
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Another NLRB Victory for Minneapolis Jimmy John’s Workers
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Fit to Teach? Chicago Union Files Charges Over Standardized Test for Teachers
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Sterilizing Sea Lampreys and Destroying Dams: All in a Day’s Work
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