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Protecting Classrooms From Corporate Takeover: What Families Can Learn from Teachers’ Unions
Protecting Classrooms From Corporate Takeover: What Families Can Learn from Teachers’ Unions
Teachers are fighting the privatization wave by connecting with families right where they live.
Posted Apr 18, 2014
How Domestic Workers Won Their Rights: Five Big Lessons
How Domestic Workers Won Their Rights: Five Big Lessons
After decades of exclusion, home care workers are finally covered by federal minimum wage laws. Anyone who works for social change can learn from how they did it.
Posted Oct 09, 2013
Putting Workers on TV: MSNBC’s Chris Hayes on Bringing Labor to Prime Time
Putting Workers on TV: MSNBC’s Chris Hayes on Bringing Labor to Prime Time
While the days when every city paper had a labor beat may be gone, Hayes is finding new ways to get the issues facing workers into the national conversation.
Posted Aug 16, 2013
Why the Revival of US Labor Might Start with Nonunion Workers
Why the Revival of US Labor Might Start with Nonunion Workers
The AFL-CIO’s community affiliate, Working America, is expanding its work online and off.
Posted Jul 08, 2013
Labor Dept. Deputy: It’s Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
Labor Dept. Deputy: It’s Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
Before joining the Department of Labor, Mary Beth Maxwell was a top organizer for the workers’ rights organization Jobs With Justice. Here, she speaks with Amy Dean about the lives of workers who make minimum wage and why the time has come to raise it.
Posted Apr 11, 2013
Why Unions Are Going Into the Co-op Business
Why Unions Are Going Into the Co-op Business
The steelworkers deal that could turn the rust belt green.
Posted Mar 05, 2013
Dear Bank of America, We’re Not Leaving Our Homes
Dear Bank of America, We’re Not Leaving Our Homes
The fight against unjust evictions just got fiercer as the national Occupy movement joins forces with community anti-foreclosure groups.
Posted Jun 05, 2012
Where Does the Labor Movement Go From Here?
Where Does the Labor Movement Go From Here?
How the movement for workers' rights can harness the energy of the present moment.
Posted Apr 06, 2011
Why Every American Should Care About Wisconsin
Why Every American Should Care About Wisconsin
The debate in Wisconsin doesn't just apply to union members and public workers—it applies to every American who cares about our fundamental rights as citizens.
Posted Mar 04, 2011

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