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As the showdown in Wisconsin demonstrates, progressives must embrace the government workers’ struggle as our own—or else.
A proposed bill to end collective bargaining and slash wages and benefits for nearly all public employees could foreshadow a larger conservative strategy to take down unions.
The assault on public employee unions is the next phase of a the forty-year campaign by the rich against the rest of us.
With US approval and privatization the goal, the government is targeting organized labor.
A talk with AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka on the state of the labor movement and plans for the future.
Bob King, the new UAW president, has dusted off the union and renewed its activist traditions.
Profits are booming, but Mott's is demanding benefit cuts. Workers are fighting back.
His single-minded pursuit of growth alienated allies. Did it produce the gains he promised?
Holding the budget hostage while state unemployment tops 12 percent, California growers and their political allies have slashed funding for schools and social services. The March for California's Future is challenging the stranglehold that big agriculture exerts over the state.
The multinational mining giant Rio Tinto has uprooted unions, slashed wages and abused employees all over the world. Now workers at its California facility are fighting a lockout.
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