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Special Series: Finding Sanctuary
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Unions news and analysis from The Nation
May 9, 2018
Roger Goodell Tries to Pass Buck on Protests Staged During Anthem
Giving team owners power to determine anthem policy would be a violation of the collective-bargaining agreement, and the union is putting its foot down.
May 1, 2018
Remembering Nate Smith, Pittsburgh’s Prizefighting Labor Activist
For May Day, we look back at the work of Nate Smith, whose organizing broke down racial barriers in Pittsburgh’s trade unions.
April 27, 2018
In Right-to-Work Iowa, Faculty May Just Have to Follow West Virginia’s Lead
Non-tenure-track professors at the University of Iowa are fighting for bargaining rights in the kind of labor
threatens to make the national norm—and they’re ready for direct action.
April 20, 2018
How a Feminist Uprising Is Saving South American Soccer
Speaking to Brenda Elsey, who is in Buenos Aires, covering the sports and politics story that demands more attention.
April 19, 2018
What’s at Stake in the Teachers’ Strikes?
The fight over the future of public education is a fight over the future of American democracy.
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April 18, 2018
Could These Community Groups Become Collateral Damage in Andrew Cuomo’s Fight Against Cynthia Nixon?
Make the Road, New York Communities for Change, and Citizen Action of New York could lose funding for their endorsement.
April 17, 2018
Teachers Are Leading the Working-Class Insurgency
And it’s not the first time.
April 3, 2018
Dr. King Knew That Labor Rights Are Human Rights
The civil-rights leader was proud to rally with public workers and to connect their struggle with the struggle for a fair and equitable economy.
March 30, 2018
How a Small City Is Taking on the Big Power of Dark Money
Dispatches from the Urban Resistance, from Tempe to Nashville and beyond.
March 19, 2018
Loyola Soars In March Madness While a Faculty Strike Looms
Non-tenured faculty are set to strike, and students may be walking out with them.