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NYPD officers load protesters calling for a cease-fire in Gaza onto MTA buses on April 23, 2024.

MTA Bus Drivers Don’t Work for the Cops MTA Bus Drivers Don’t Work for the Cops

The six bus drivers who walked off the job rather than transport protesters slowed the city’s mass-arrest machine by sticking to their union-negotiated contract.

May 2, 2024 / Sophie Hurwitz

UFW President Teresa Romero and marchers at the beginning of the 22-day march to Sacramento to win the card check bill.

Big Ag’s Latest Blow to Workers' Rights Big Ag’s Latest Blow to Workers' Rights

May 1, 2024 Big Ag’s Latest Blow to Workers’ Rights Will California’s new farmworker labor law survive this assault by the not-so-wonderful Wonderful Company? David Bacon Sha…

May 1, 2024 / David Bacon

Woody Guthrie

Top 12 May Day Songs Top 12 May Day Songs

In tribute to all those planning actions for May Day.

May 1, 2024 / Multimedia / Peter Rothberg

Hundreds of protestors including Google workers are gathered in front of Google's San Francisco offices and shut down traffic at One Market Street block on Thursday evening, demanding an end to its work with the Israeli government, and to protest Israeli attacks on Gaza, in San Francisco, California, United States on December 14, 2023.

Google Fired Us for Protesting Its Complicity in the War on Gaza. But We Won’t Be Silenced. Google Fired Us for Protesting Its Complicity in the War on Gaza. But We Won’t Be Silenced.

We have been demanding that Google cut its ties to Israel’s apartheid government for years, and we’re not stopping now.

Apr 29, 2024 / Mohammad Khatami, Zelda Montes, and Kate Sim

Rep. Pramila Jayapal at a press conference on the upcoming debt limit in Washington, DC

Despairing? Here’s a Bold, Populist, Popular, and Progressive Domestic Agenda for 2025 and Beyond. Despairing? Here’s a Bold, Populist, Popular, and Progressive Domestic Agenda for 2025 and Beyond.

How the Congressional Progressive Caucus is driving the center of the Democratic Party in a new direction.

Apr 29, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

A Lifetime Sentence: Imprisoned Minds

A Lifetime Sentence: Imprisoned Minds A Lifetime Sentence: Imprisoned Minds

Incarcerated people’s mental health is ignored.

Apr 26, 2024 / OppArt / Hector Manuel Rodriguez

A display of dozens of local newspapers for sale on a newsstand in a black-and-white photo.

Fellow Freelancers: Don’t Marry Rich, Organize! Fellow Freelancers: Don’t Marry Rich, Organize!

The problem is systemic: Freelance life is underpaid. The solution must be systemic too.

Apr 25, 2024 / Amy Littlefield

Audience members during a keynote in the 2022 Labor Notes conference in Chicago.

The “Troublemakers” of the Labor Movement Gather in Chicago The “Troublemakers” of the Labor Movement Gather in Chicago

The Labor Notes conference explodes, with growing ranks of unionists, new organizers taking on goliaths like Amazon and Starbucks, and veterans invigorated by reform victories.

Apr 24, 2024 / Ella Fanger

As Atrocities Unfold, Those Documenting Rights Violations Are Getting Laid Off

As Atrocities Unfold, Those Documenting Rights Violations Are Getting Laid Off As Atrocities Unfold, Those Documenting Rights Violations Are Getting Laid Off

Human Rights Watch just let go of 39 staffers. Workers are demanding executives take pay cuts instead

Apr 24, 2024 / Highlights / Saliha Bayrak

The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis 

The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis  The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis 

We have a choice: We can allow Big Tech to solve the problem with invasive brain technology. Or we can let educators teach students how to pay attention. 

Apr 22, 2024 / Jac Mullen

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