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ViewpointLabor
Monkeypox Is a Workers' Rights Issue
The outbreak of monkeypox shows that workers need protections like paid leave and just cause to help protect public health.
s.e.smith
Labor
Chipotle Shut Down Its Only Unionized Store. Organizers Say It’s Retaliation.
While the company denies the closure is related to union activity, it fits a larger pattern of union-busting efforts at other franchises like Starbucks and Heine Brothers’ Coffee.
Maximillian Alvarez
Culture
In The Face of Lifelong Terror, Gaza Speaks Truth To Power
A Palestinian asks how many deaths will be enough
Refaat Alareer
ViewpointRural America
No, More Pipelines Aren’t the Solution to High Gas Prices
Reviving Keystone XL wouldn’t lower gasoline prices but it would increase carbon emissions, environmental destruction and toxic pollution.
Ted Williams
DispatchLabor
Intelligentsia Workers Vote to Unionize, Fueling the Fire of Coffee Industry Organizing
Workers at the coffee chain have joined fellow baristas at Starbucks and Colectivo in unionizing their workplaces.
Jeff Schuhrke
Lockheed Martin Day
FeatureInvestigationGoodman Institute
Inside Lockheed Martin’s Sweeping Recruitment on College Campuses
The engineering degree to defense industry pipeline.
Indigo Olivier
Viewpoint
Robert Reich: Trump Is Getting the Search of His Mar-a-Lago Estate All Wrong
While Trump claims the search was an "assault" orchestrated by forces seeking to stop him from running for president, in reality the Justice Department is just carrying out an investigation into potential crimes.
Robert Reich
Labor
Damning Report Shows Unions Have Plenty of Money to Organize—They Just Don't Spend It
For the past decade, organized labor has gotten richer even as it watched its membership decline.
Hamilton Nolan
Viewpoint
Black Women Will Face the Brunt of Abortion Bans. The Solution Is Universal Healthcare.
Those who claim to be “pro-life” should also advocate for a healthcare system that guarantees support for Black mothers and babies most at-risk due to the overturning of Roe.
Princella Talley
DispatchRural America
How a Small Town in Maine Stopped a Silver Mine
A Canadian company planned to mine silver nearby, so town residents used Maine's “home rule” powers to ban industrial mining and protect their water.
Julia Conley
DispatchLabor
Starbucks Holds Life-Saving Benefits Over Trans Workers' Heads
Managers are wielding a new weapon against unions: gender-affirming healthcare
Zane McNeill
Feature
Mothers of the Movement Fight to Abolish the Death Penalty in Illinois
There was a saying among the mothers: “We’re there for every mother’s son.”
Alice Kim
Labor
The UAW Just Made It Easier for Auto Workers to Go on Strike
At the recent UAW convention, workers won increased strike pay that starts on day one.
Keith Brower Brown and Jane Slaughter
The White House's Plan to Stem Migration Protects Corporate Profits—Not People
The plan will only further entrench the reasons people leave.
Brigitte Gynther and Azadeh Shahshahani
Viewpoint
The Manchin-Approved Budget Bill: A Hell of a Lot Better Than Nothing
Democrats’ new reconciliation deal is far from what progressives wanted. But it could still curb climate change, advance fairness in the U.S. tax system—and boost the party’s chances in the midterms.
Max B. Sawicky
LaborRural America
After Yellowstone Floods, Tourism Workers Lose Their Jobs—And Their Housing
Many Yellowstone workers depend on their bosses for a place to live. When the flood washed away their jobs, they lost their housing, too.
Joseph Bullington
Labor
The New ‘Lavender Scare’ Is an Attack on the Working Class
A new wave of attacks on queer and trans rights is here. The Working People podcast asks veteran LGBTQ+ labor organizers how workers can fight back.
Maximillian Alvarez
Climate
We Need a New Constitution
When every branch of our government is corrupt to the core, where do we go from here?
Basav Sen
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