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Inspired by Vermont’s successful drive for universal healthcare, the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer is working with activists from Maine, California and Oregon to expand healthcare access.
The new labor campaign against the retail giant faces daunting odds, and the stakes are high: most of us live in the Walmart economy.
Recent strikes against Walmart and fast food chains made waves, but the vast majority of service workers can’t afford to speak out.
This year’s historic strike wave is an indictment not just of the retail giant’s business model but of our broken labor laws.
A community college class made social justice happen on November 6.
With a Democrat again in the White House for the next four years, the labor movement has won some much-needed breathing room, says organizer and author Jane McAlevey.
In California, Michigan, Alabama and beyond, voters came out for organized labor.
Democratic candidates haven’t always had labor’s back—but Republicans are intent on ending collective bargaining altogether.
In the latest action against the union-busting low-wage retailer, labor organizers may have finally found a strategy that works.
In the depressed former steel towns of western Pennsylvania, disillusionment with all politicians is deep. The AFL-CIO's labor affiliate is trying to change that.