The Wisconsin Idea

LaborIsrael & Palestine
The AFL-CIO Squashed a Council's Cease-Fire Resolution. What Does It Say About Labor Right Now?
The move illustrates larger dynamics currently at play within the U.S. labor movement as the assault on Gaza rages on. While some unions and labor activists are advocating for an immediate end to the onslaught, most officials are keeping quiet.
Jeff Schuhrke
President Biden sits at a desk in profile behind a translucent glass door.
Israel & Palestine
White House Requests “Unprecedented” Loophole That Would Obscure Arms Sales to Israel
The measure effectively gives Israel a check to purchase $3.5 billion in arms in complete secrecy.
Janet Abou-Elias, Lillian Mauldin, Mekedas Belayneh, Rosie Khan, Liv Owens and Women for Weapons Trade Transparency
ViewpointIsrael & Palestine
There Is Hope—and a Growing Movement for Palestine. Join Us in Washington D.C. on Saturday.
The time is now for people from all walks of life to raise their voices and demand Biden call for a cease-fire and for the United States to stop funding war and oppression.
Nashwa Bawab
DispatchRural America
In Small Town Appalachia, Locals Battle a Weapons-Grade Uranium Plant
The company Nuclear Fuel Services wants to process weapons-grade uranium for the U.S. government at a facility in Erwin, Tennessee. Some locals aren’t having it.
Taylor Sisk
The Fight Is On To Stop the Sale of the Only Municipally-Owned Railroad in the U.S.
Cincinnati voters are about to decide whether to privatize their city’s railroad by selling it to Norfolk Southern. A grassroots campaign is organizing to block the sale.
Kari Lydersen
Climate Disaster Is Here—and the State Will Never Save Us
"States demonstrate, again and again, that not only do they not protect the Earth, they facilitate its destruction." Dean Spade on the promise of speculative fiction and a review of The Ministry for the Future and The Deluge.
Dean Spade
“What Could We Win Together?” Labor in Minnesota Gears up for a Major Escalation
With a string of contracts expiring in the new year, Minnesota unions and community groups are gathering to unite around a strategy for a cleaner environment and better jobs, housing and schools.
Isabela Escalona and Amie Stager
The UAW Has Now Reached a Tentative Agreement With Each of the Big Three
The deal with General Motors, the last of the major U.S. automakers to settle, could put an end to the union's historic Stand-Up Strike. But now it's up to the members.
Jake Johnson
Cruelties Collide for Migrants in Chicago
Venezuelans driven north by U.S. imperialism landed in a city decimated by neoliberalism.
Lilian Jiménez
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