Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
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In a new video from Madison, students, workers and activists explain the reasons they're fighting back against Scott Walker's anti-union legislation.
John Nichols joins The Progressive's Matthew Rothschild on GRITtv to discuss the forces pushing for Wisconsin's union-busting legislation.
It’s not only bad politics for states to use budget crises to bust unions—it’s also bad economics.
As the showdown in Wisconsin demonstrates, progressives must embrace the government workers’ struggle as our own—or else.
The legendary organizer speaks on the “story of the self” and where Obama went wrong.
More than 26 million Americans don't have enough work, while robber-baron CEOs report record profits. So why aren't the unemployed on the march?
For too long, unions have mistaken access for power. They need to get back to organizing and activating members.
With no help likely to come from Congress, Dorian Warren and Chris Hayes ask: what can Obama, his National Labor Relations Board appointees and Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis can do to promote labor organizing?
With US approval and privatization the goal, the government is targeting organized labor.
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