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Redneck Revolt Builds Anti-Racist, Anti-Capitalist Movement With Working Class Whites

Jared Ware
ShadowProof
In the infancy of the Trump presidency, a new community defense network is espousing anti-racist and anti-capitalist politics to build coalitions in cities, small towns, and rural areas across America. Redneck Revolt recruits predominantly poor and working class white people away from reactionary politics. The organization advances an analysis of their class condition and white supremacy’s role in upholding the wealth and privilege of a small, white elite.

Where Did Cats Come From?

Tabitha M. Powledge
PLOS Blogs
The origin of the domestic cat, Felis catus, is radically different from the origin stories of our other domestic animals. All of them are deliberate human creations. Cats appear to have domesticated themselves.

Companies Can Either Make Things or Make CEOs Rich

Sam Pizzigati
Institute for Policy Studies
How many more outrageously compensated executives will retire off into lush sunsets, the Jeff Immelt story virtually begs us to ask, before we start yanking that lever?

How Union-Busting Bosses Propel the Right Wing to Power

Shaun Richman
In These Times
During modern times, corporations threaten the jobs of pro-union workers in over half of all union elections—and follow through on the threat one-third of the time. In between, bosses have resorted to spies and frame-ups, physical violence, court injunctions, private armies of strikebreakers, racist appeals and immigrant exploitation.

Seward Coop Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Unionize

Barb Kuzera
Workday Minnesota
Workers at Seward Coop three locations in Minneapolis are celebrating their decision Thursday to join United Food & Commercial Workers Local 653. Ninety-four percent of those who voted in the election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board supported union representation.

Greenfield Nurses to Go on Strike

MNA
Massachusetts Nurses Association
As a result nurses are working endless additional shifts usually without rest. In fact, 3,940 times in the past 12 months nurses had to work for longer than 12 hours because there was no one to relieve them.

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