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The general strike was once a powerful tactic for labor. Can it be revived?
Plug into the spirit Occupy on May Day and throughout the spring.
Outside the US, May 1 is international workers’ day. Unions, immigrant activists and Occupiers are now resurrecting May Day for Americans.
The USDA proposes to increase the line speed at poultry plants, which could endanger employees who already work long hours doing repetitive hand motions.
New studies show that many teachers are unhappy in their jobs—and in this climate of austerity, it's no wonder.
The protests in Wisconsin have inspired a new generation of candidates—and they’re winning.
The USDA proposes to increase line speed in poultry plants, but the debate is only about food safety. What about the workers?
What are some alternative tactics to create a different, more powerful general strike?
What can a general strike do for workers and their rights?
A campaign that brought together African-Americans and undocumented workers stopped an anti-immigrant bill in its tracks.
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