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May 19, 2022
Immigrant Construction Workers Fight Back Against Exploitation
Los Demolicionistas—“the Demolitionists”—have organized to stop nonunion employers from taking advantage of immigrant workers.
May 18, 2022
Olga Ravn’s Office Novel in Space
offers a surreal and biting account of all the hazards and indignities of the contemporary workplace.
May 13, 2022
Don’t Boycott Amazon
They’re too big to be hurt by individual consumer choice. Instead, hit them where it really hurts.
May 11, 2022
Congress Leaves Those Most Endangered by Covid in the Lurch
The pandemic’s profoundly unequal toll has been made much worse by congressional inaction.
May 10, 2022
Nurses Are Fighting Back—but the Nightmare Continues
Despite a wave of strikes spurred by the pandemic, they are still working in unsustainable conditions and hospitals are dangerously understaffed.
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May 5, 2022
Strippers Seize the Moment, Turning a Lockout Into a Picket Line
How many assaults, rapes, and shootings will it take for these performers to be afforded even the basic protections a union could provide?
May 3, 2022
Angela Garbes on Mothering for the World We Want
Garbes’s new book looks at what it means to be a parent when we are “caught between the way we were raised and the way we want to live.”
April 29, 2022
Graduate Workers at Indiana University Are on Strike and Fighting for Recognition
The IU administration believes our work is marginal to the functioning of the university. Only a union can push back.
April 29, 2022
Our Floundering Public School System Is Failing Teachers
Wherever you want to lay the blame, the solution isn’t hard to find—it’s just expensive.
April 26, 2022
Now Amazon Is Being Challenged in the Boardroom as Well
A campaign by New York and Illinois pension fund leaders, led by New York City Comptroller Brad Lander, aims to pressure the company on its shocking record on workplace safety and high employee turnover.