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The protests in Wisconsin have inspired a new generation of candidates—and they’re winning.
As the Keystone XL battle has shown, the blue-green alliance is in trouble—and only a deeper kind of solidarity can rescue it.
How Scott Walker influenced the Republican presidential race.
A progressive labor slate has won a historic legislative victory, overturning the traditional Democratic machine.
Not content with their successful assaults on public workers, Republicans are set on destroying private sector unions, pushing “right to work” laws with false promises of job creation.
Faced with the retail giant's continued suppression and intimidation, Walmart workers have found untraditional ways to unionize.
Organizers have found a new approach to promoting workers’ rights at the retail giant. And it seems to be working.
Groups long committed to challenging inequality and the power of big banks are joining the Occupy movement, in a mutually reinforcing relationship.
The forces fighting against Gov. Scott Walker’s anti-union agenda are halting the Tea Party’s momentum. Will President Obama stand with them?
Democrats who run on clear platforms of standing with workers, defending public education and taxing corporations win elections.
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- How Mitch McConnell Is Bending Every Last Campaign Finance Rule
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