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“We Actually Cannot Reform This Department”: A Minneapolis Councilor on the Need to Disband Police
In an interview, Minneapolis Council Member Steve Fletcher explains why his city is moving to dismantle its police department—and what lessons other cities can take.
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Trump’s NLRB Quietly Makes It Riskier To Wear Union Schwag at Work
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Why Did Democrats Give Trump a Win on NAFTA 2.0?
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Over the Last Week, At Least 85,000 Workers Were Out on 13 Different Strikes
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Trump Is Waging a War On Labor Unions, But You Wouldn’t Know It from CNN’s Dem Debate
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The Next Wave of Labor Unrest Could Be in Grocery Stores
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The Democrats’ New Favorite Dog Whistle: Invoking the “Heartland”
Pundits and 2020 hopefuls are using nebulous notions of the Midwest to launder their own prejudice.
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American Airlines Mechanics Are Threatening the “Bloodiest, Ugliest Battle” in Labor History
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Will the Teacher Strike Wave Hit Mississippi?
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The Stop & Shop Strike Is Showing There’s Still Power in a Union
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Why Workers at the Biggest Grocery Chain in New England Just Authorized a Strike
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Polar Vortex Shows How Incarcerated Workers Are Bearing the Brunt of Extreme Weather
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Federal Employees Are Suing the Trump Administration for Forcing Them to Work for Free
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In Protest of a Confederate Monument, UNC Teaching Assistants Refuse To File Grades
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Bernie to Walmart: Pay Your Workers $15 an Hour, or Else
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Voters Overwhelmingly Choose To Raise Wages in Two Red States
Labor
The Trucking Industry Is a “Sweatshop on Wheels.” Here’s How Kavanaugh Could Make It Worse.
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The Kavanaugh Debacle Shows How “Never-Trump” Republicans Are Frauds
These Republicans are publicly billing themselves as Trump critics. But when it comes Brett Kavanaugh, they are largely pushing the president's agenda.
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In Crosshairs of Right-to-Work, Kentucky Bourbon Makers Go On Strike
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Fast Food Restaurant Says Union Employees Can’t Wear “Abolish ICE” Buttons to Work
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DC Transit Wanted to Give Special Transport for White Supremacists. This Union Said Hell No.
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California Says Starbucks Has to Stop Stealing Its Workers’ Wages
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As the Planet Warms, Can OSHA Protect Workers From Extreme Heat?
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Tesla Swears It’s a Fair Employer—Yet It’s Trying to Dodge a Law That Protects Workers
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Boeing Workers in S.C. Have Finally Unionized. But Trump’s Labor Board Could Kibosh It.
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Police Union Is Lobbying To Expand Powers To Tase People Who Don’t Pose a Threat
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Prisoners Are Organizing a Nationwide Strike Against “Modern-Day Slavery”
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Tesla Workers Say Elon Musk is a Union Buster. The NLRB Just Gave Their Case a Boost.
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Trump Is Making It Harder for Low-Wage Workers to Organize, But This Fast Food Union Could Win
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Kentucky Teachers Are Protesting and Walking Off the Job to Save Their Pensions—And Winning
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Prisoners Across Florida Went on Strike. Instead of Fair Wages, They Got Solitary.
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As Goes West Virginia? Oklahoma’s Rank-and-File Teachers Are Gearing up For a Strike.
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The FBI Questioned a Black Man About Racist Extremists in Charlottesville—Now He Could Go to Prison
Authorities are arresting and charging anti-racist demonstrators for events connected to the Unite the Right rally, even though it was white supremacists who unleashed violence on the town.
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West Virginia Teachers Are Staging a Statewide Strike. Here’s Why.
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Trump’s Hometown Teaches a Lesson in How to Resist His Workplace Immigration Crackdown
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Here’s How Trump’s Labor Department Quietly Gave Bosses Even More Power Over Their Workers
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Florida Prisoners Are Preparing to Strike Against Unpaid Labor
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This Florida Stealth Offensive Against Unions Could Preview GOP Onslaught in 2018
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The Trump Labor Board Just Made It Harder for Fast-Food Workers to Hold Corporate Bosses Accountable
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An Affordable Housing Movement Is Rising from the Wreckage of the Foreclosure Crisis
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Calif. Just Passed Landmark Law to Stop Bosses From Discriminating Against People with Convictions
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Oklahoma Is Imprisoning So Many People It Can’t Hire Enough Guards To Keep Up
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This Lawyer Helped Reagan Bust the Air Traffic Controllers Union. Now Trump Wants Him on the NLRB.
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With All Eyes on DACA, the Trump Administration Is Quietly Killing Overtime Protections
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Why Defending Workers’ Rights Means Fighting ICE’s Deportation Machine
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Elon Musk May Be a “Visionary,” But His Vision Doesn’t Seem To Include Unions
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NPR Workers Just Showed Us Why Journalists Need to Organize
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As Media Focuses on Russia Collusion, Trump Is Quietly Stacking the Labor Board with Union Busters
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