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Can LA Teachers Push Back on Corporate Ed Reform?

Reposted from In These Times:

Nine months into the Union Power administration, the question is: Can Los Angeles teachers follow the lead of Chicago teachers and pull off a successful community-backed strike—and, in so doing, deal a blow to the corporate education reform movement? 122 more words

Unions, Activists Look To Derail Trans-Pacific Partnership Fast-Track - 21 April 2015

Trade unions, populist activists and many Democratic lawmakers are rallying against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. They say the secretive treaty is harmful to US workers, the economy and environmental policies. 108 more words


Why Don’t Progressives Trust The President

That is the big question. Why don’t progressives trust president Obama? As far as I know he has never let us down.

Sure he extended the Bush tax cuts for the very wealthy, but that was to protect unemployment benefits for millions of Americans. 368 more words

Michael Hoyt

Is Unionization the Answer to Minimum Wage?

Briana DeJohn

Staff Writer

On Wednesday, April 15th, the organization known as Fight for $15 carried out protests across the U.S. to bring awareness to the problem of low minimum wage. 504 more words

Shrimp (Opinions)

Song: Sister in the Brotherhood

Along with my musical wife, Holly, I wrote a song. It will be included in an upcoming performance piece about women and work by Director Pat Wynne for our Rockin’ Solidarity Labor Chorus. 391 more words

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