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Poultry worker

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?

Jim Evans, chair of the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance

A campaign that brought together African-Americans and undocumented workers stopped an anti-immigrant bill in its tracks.

Why labor unions and environmental activists need to revive a crucial alliance.

Prison labor as the past—and future—of American “free-market” capitalism.

Keystone XL protest

As the Keystone XL battle has shown, the blue-green alliance is in trouble—and only a deeper kind of solidarity can rescue it.

Ann Romney

The brouhaha over Hilary Rosen’s comments was not really about whether what stay-home mothers do is work.

Governor Scott Walker attempted to pit Wisconsin workers against each other. But the effect was the opposite of what he had intended.

Una nueva organización une a prestadores y destinatarios de cuidados domiciliarios para personas mayores o discapacitadas, bajo una perspectiva revolucionaria.

Blogs

What does a positive test mean when your economic fate hinges on the result? What kind of “discipline” is maintained by subjugating bodily privacy in the name of “public safety”?

April 18, 2014

Could China’s justice system be morphing from an instrument of the authoritarian state into a contested political terrain?

April 16, 2014

There’s no objective explanation for why black women make less than white women.

April 15, 2014

Why we still need a “Freedom Budget for All Americans.”

April 15, 2014

Do limits on after-hours e-mail reflect French culture’s laziness or American culture’s malaise?

April 14, 2014

The struggle for fair pay isn’t captured in wage statistics; it’s part of a struggle against the asymmetry of knowledge that divides management and labor.

April 11, 2014

Despite devoting forty to sixty hours per week to their sport most of the year, Division I football players lack basic economic rights under the NCAA’s cartel restrictions.

April 9, 2014

Manjula Martin is trying to arm freelance writers with knowledge, but capitalism has the upper hand.

April 7, 2014

An excerpt from When Hollywood Turned Left, Greg Mitchell’s new e-book about the first modern campaign to secretly raise massive amounts of money.

April 6, 2014