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Pennsylvania's mine rescue was inspiring, but the real story was
corporate greed.

As the general strike against President Hugo Chávez entered its
third week in early December, a major TV channel broadcast statements by
baseball hero Andres Galarraga and other celebrit

While we wait for labor law reform, here are a few things unions can do.

Dolores Huerta flouts the smug conventional wisdom that the 1960s are
behind us. She won't settle down and become an anachronism.

Support was provided by the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the
Dick Goldensohn Fund, and is gratefully acknowledged. Liza Featherstone
is writing a book about Wal-Mart and women workers, to be published by
Basic Books in late 2004.

Unions are edging into the peace movement, but they are still minor
players.

President Bush, a scion of great wealth who has never had to earn an honest living, has abruptly wiped out the jobs, retirement security and health benefits of 850,000 blue- and white-collar

When immigrant janitors in Boston went on strike this fall, they
attracted some unlikely allies.

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The real problem with the Hollywood obsession with the celebrity baby bump is not what it shows but rather what it hides.

May 8, 2012

This Tuesday, as Wisconsinites voted in primaries to replace Governor Scott Walker and five other statewide office holders, the union of graduate students at the heart of the 2011 Capitol protests, stood apart from their union fellows, and refused to endorse any candidate.

May 8, 2012

Key factors that could determine the outcome in today’s primaries.

May 8, 2012

The downturn may have had a bigger impact on whether women stay home than men.

May 7, 2012

A new independent poll from Wisconsin shows the anti-labor governor's approval ratings are tanking, and the leading Democratic candidate has moved narrowly ahead of him.

May 3, 2012

May Day in New York was chaotic, creative and diffuse. Was it a glimpse of what’s to come? Or a the wreckage of what’s left on the left?

May 3, 2012

An economic rebound means little to workers forced into precarious work.

May 2, 2012

Walker’s collecting huge checks—$250,000 from Sheldon Adelson—to try to beat a people-powered recall campaign.

May 2, 2012

Walker’s Wisconsin is the only state in the United States with “statistically significant” job losses over the past year. Attacks on public employees, public education, public services don’t work.

April 27, 2012