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Progressives, Unions, and the Monopoly on Labor. 

This article was published on the LibertyRI blog on 8/29/16 and outlines the reasons why progressives aren’t really against monopolies after all.

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Exodus and Counter-Economics, Part 3.2: From Class Theory to Hegemony

Bellum omnium contra omnes

In many models of the body politic, a threefold division of ‘domains’ often suggested as a means of parsing out the distinctive way that power operates in accordance with the different functions that mark post-Enlightenment society. 2,908 more words

On This Day: Reagan and the Air Traffic Controllers

Thirty-five years ago on Monday August 3, 1981 members of PATCO, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization, went on strike at 7 A.M.  Shortly before 11 A.M. 773 more words

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this day in crime history: july 30, 1975

On this date in 1975, former (and wannabe future) teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa disappeared. Hoffa was scheduled to have a sit-down at the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield, MI with Detroit mobster Anthony “Tony Jack” Giacalone and New Jersey labor leader Anthony “Tony Pro” Provenzano. 95 more words

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Illinois peeps, check out - A Union Power Broker in an Age of Insurgencies

Lee Saunders is making inroads in Washington, but the greatest threats to his American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union may come from farther away.. 9 more words

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Illinois peeps, check out - James Green, Author and Human Rights Activist, Dies at 71

An author and teacher at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, Professor Green participated in protest politics for decades.. via NYT Business Day http://ift.tt/299UVU3

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UFCW Workers Vote Overwhelmingly For Strike Authorization

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June 22, 2016 (San Diego) The United Food and Commercial Workers Union that are part of the bargaining unit for Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons, voted to authorize a strike when necessary. 221 more words