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Gig Worker Organizing for Solidarity Unions

Veena Dubal – 

The “gig economy” is one place where organizing outside of traditional trade unions is undoubtedly happening in surprising and perhaps unexpected ways. For example, on May 8, 2019, a group of independent app-based drivers in Los Angeles called the… 1,693 more words

Labor

The minimum wage is nearly dead

Kevin Drum says that our political leadership has effectively killed the federal minimum wage.

Today, thanks to their unwillingness to support an increase, well under one percent of workers earn the federal minimum wage, which makes it effectively meaningless.

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Public Finance

Liham sa Isang Peminista at Aktibista

Noong nagsimula akong maging aktibista, hindi ako nagsuot ng mojo sandals o tubao sa buhok. Bakit ako magsusuot ‘nun? Eh ikaw nga nakasuper short na maong shorts ka lang, Esprit na t-shirt at Benetton na sneakers. 681 more words

Advocacy

Maintenance Aide II - Parks

Job position / title
Maintenance Aide II – Parks
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Closing Date/Time: Fri 6/28/19 4:30 PM Pacific Time… 294 more words

Customer Service

Summer Camp Program Staff

Job position / title
Summer Camp Program Staff
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 06/21/19 4:30 PM Pacific Time… 244 more words

Customer Service

Our Poem: Worn Hands

How blissful it must be lumbering around a dry mind
leaving every physical task for ones obedient limbs
oh how soft that would be

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Poetry