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What unions did right--and wrong--in the 2004 election.
The Democrats should start framing economic justice as a moral issue.
Maybe labor should give up on Washington in favor of friendlier terrain.
Unlike communism and socialism, trade unionism has rarely inspired published "second thoughts" by embittered apostates.
On September 29 in San Francisco, 4,000 hotel employees--all members of the newly merged union UNITE HERE--walked out on strike or were locked out of their workplaces after their contracts expire
Guest workers in the US are routinely punished for asserting their rights.
Labor Day has never been a very inspiring holiday, established as it was by late-nineteenth-century union bosses as a homegrown alternative to May Day, which was viewed as having uncomfortably le
For two years, journalist Andrew Rice lived in Uganda as a fellow of the Institute of Current World Affairs.
The pilot manufacturing factory for SweatX, the noble anti-sweatshop brand that aspired to prove that fully unionized and even worker-owned garment factories can thrive in a sea of sweatshops, qu
Seeing the limits of living-wage laws, activists seek a raise for all workers.