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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.
The extremely wealthy are out to destroy public education, and reap the benefits.
How Mitt and Ann made millions—and Mitt’s hedge fund donors made billions—from the auto-industry rescue that he condemned.
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.
Disguised by its billionaire backers as campaign finance reform, California’s Proposition 32 would destroy the political power of unions.
As Obama touts his education reforms and neoliberals face off with teachers, hardly anyone is talking about the real problems besetting America’s public schools.
The massacre of striking miners marked a tipping point, with the African National Congress moving closer to becoming just another party in power, rather than a liberation movement.
Teachers in Chicago realize that they are striking a blow for the preservation of public education across the country.
The pendulum swings hard against the rights of labor.