Mariya Strauss is an eco­nom­ic jus­tice researcher with Polit­i­cal Research Asso­ciates. A Mary­land-based free­lance writer, her inves­tiga­tive jour­nal­ism and com­men­tary have been pub­lished in The Nation, at the Glob­al­Com­ment blog, The Pub­lic Eye mag­a­zine and else­where. You can fol­low her on Twit­ter at @mariyastrauss. You can read her oth­er sto­ries for In These Times here.
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The Anti-Union Bosses’ Group Fighting Fast Food Organizing Is Now Going After Home Care Workers
Can workers centers and unions create a movement strong enough to fight back?