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Amalgamated Transit Union
Amalgamated Transit Union news and analysis from The Nation
June 1, 2020
Transit Is a Social Justice Issue in the 2020 Election
Too few candidates talk about the necessity of investing in transit options for working people. But Maya Rockeymoore Cummings does.
April 3, 2020
‘We Will Not Sit Back and Let Transit Workers Be Treated Like Cannon Fodder’
As the death toll mounts, unions representing transit workers in major cities demand protective gear.
March 26, 2020
‘Just Keep Up the Faith’: Workers Are Stepping Up to Beat the Coronavirus
From hospital wards to bus routes to a ventilator plant in Wisconsin, working-class Americans are giving their all.
January 12, 2015
As Top Democrats Embrace a Robin Hood Tax, It’s Time for Activists to Go Big
Taxing financial transactions can provide real resources to address income inequality.
November 25, 2014
Why Living-Wage Laws Are Not Enough—and Minimum-Wage Laws Aren’t Either
Twenty years after the first living-wage law was passed in Baltimore, the campaign’s lead organizer warns that the model has been watered down.
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September 3, 2012
Labor Day Message: We Can’t Labor Without Our Lives
More work, less pay, longer hours, slimmer chances to advance; the message is coming up: the place of struggle is the workplace, but it’s also everywhere else.