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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

Advocates for paid sick leave took their fight to the Hill this week, and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis cheered them on.

April 28, 2010

How the sub-prime rip off results in transferring wealth out of minority America more than ever before, and how the bill proposed by Congress will not fix this.

April 28, 2010

Even as a BP oil rig spills oil into the Gulf of Mexico, wind farms are opening up possibilities for alternative energy.

April 27, 2010

 While doormen fight for a small wage increase, they open doors for some of New York's richest.

April 27, 2010

Senate Republican block debate on reform. But the AFL-CIO and National People’s Action have a different idea -- and they are taking it to Wall Street.

April 27, 2010

Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes joins The Rachel Maddow Show to discuss the strategy of both parties on Wall Street reform.

April 23, 2010

Without Sherrod Brown's fix, financial services reform could be nothing more than a sham.

April 23, 2010

The Greek debt package reflects Europe's failure.

April 23, 2010

Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes discusses the sudden conciliatory behavior from Republicans as President Obama pushes for Wall Street reform legislation.

April 22, 2010

President Obama's conciliatory rhetoric denies the reality that big banks and corporations bet against Anerican communities.

April 22, 2010