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At a "Lean Workplace School" for union members, sponsored by the monthly
magazine Labor Notes in 1996, the discussion centered around how
to fight employers' speed-up and worker-manageme

One of the great disappointments of recent decades is that Democrats
have more or less swallowed whole the underlying economic theories of
their Republican rivals.

Unions have improved their political game but are unhappy with the
results.

As one of the largest private employers in Africa, the Coca-Cola Company could
dramatically alter the course of HIV/AIDS.

Out in the countryside is where you'll find America's true leaders--the
gutsy, scrappy, sometimes scruffy and always ingenious grassroots
agitators and organizers who go right into the face of

How genetically engineered American corn has altered the global
landscape.

With its future at stake, the ILWU will not go down without a fight.

Democrats have rightly gone ballistic over the cynical White House
efforts to use Iraq to change the subject of the fall elections.

October surprises are built into our system, since elections come in
November. Cliffhanger movies in Hollywood's old days could not have
staged it better.

Blogs

A federal judge’s ruling in an SEC settlement with Citigroup might strengthen regulation of the financial sector.

November 29, 2011

Two weeks into the drive to remove Scott Walker, more than half the required signatures have been gathered.

November 29, 2011

Labor and community activists need 540,000 signatures to recall Walker. After 2 weeks (and with 6 weeks to go) they're more than half way to their goal.

November 28, 2011

The LAPD arrived at Occupy LA early this morning, and though a handful of arrests were made, the camp remains open.

November 28, 2011

Oregon activisits are building a better place to move their money.

November 28, 2011

Yes! A new ad campaign rips Gingrich’s cruel proposal to fire janitors and replace them with child labor.

November 25, 2011

How bad will the supercommittee’s failure be for America?

November 23, 2011

The former House Speaker wants to fire school janitors who make $28,000 a year.

November 23, 2011

 A sneaky resignation might shut down the National Labor Relations Board.

November 22, 2011

The pepper-spraying of UC Davis students reminds us all over again why Occupy is so urgent.

November 22, 2011