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Labor news and analysis from The Nation

  • July 13, 2000

    Where’s Hoffa Driving the Teamsters?

    There was a time when the very word "Teamsters" evoked some pretty dark images: a bloated and notoriously corrupt union president, carried into the Teamsters convention on a gilded sedan chair by

    Marc Cooper

  • July 13, 2000

    A City That Worked

    The New York of 1945 was the victorious city of the New Deal and World War II, one that can barely be glimpsed today beneath postmodern towers and billboards for dot-com enterprises.

    Robert W. Snyder

  • June 8, 2000

    Labor’s Love Lost

    After the House passed President Clinton's China trade bill, Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO secretary-treasurer, issued a threat: "The 163 Republicans and 73 Democrats that voted for China trade yeste

    David Corn

  • March 16, 2000

    Runaway Shops

    Remember those great scenes in Blues Brothers 2000 that evoked the urban grit and soul of southside Chicago and Joliet? Well, sorry.

    Marc Cooper

  • March 9, 2000

    Temps Demand a New Deal

    With this issue, we resume our 'What Works' series, which explores effective projects and strategies for improving people's lives through progressive social change.
          --The Editors

    Christopher D. Cook

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  • March 2, 2000

    AFL-CIO Goes Global

    Seattle changed many things, and one of them is American labor. Nothing lifts the spirit or one's vision like winning.

    William Greider

  • March 2, 2000

    From Crimson to Coal Seam

    I first heard about Powers Hapgood while working at the United Mine Workers, an organization he had tried to change fifty years earlier.

    Steve Early

  • December 2, 1999

    Trade Wars, Trade Truths

    Here's a might-have-been for you.

    Alexander Cockburn

  • October 14, 1999

    Labor’s Labors

    Marking the fourth year of president John Sweeney's tenure, the 13-million-member AFL-CIO had much to celebrate at its biennial convention in Los Angeles in mid-October.

    The Editors

  • October 7, 1999

    Is the Boston Tea Party Over?

    Anyone who has led a discussion on the economy or trade or globalization in this country has faced the question, Should I buy American? Sounds simple enough.

    John Cavanagh

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