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Conservatives Love Coal Miners — Until They Go on Strike

Jacob Morrison Jacobin
The Right has worked hard in recent years to portray itself as defenders of beleaguered coal miners. But over a thousand miners are currently on strike in Alabama and we haven’t heard a peep about it from conservative talking heads.

Union Leaders: No Deals with Uber and Lyft!

Peter Olney and Rand Wilson Stansbury Forum
Legislation under consideration in New York Massachusetts and other states look like they might offer gig workers some benefits in terms of limited bargaining rights, but they would come at a high cost.

Unions Take Up the Fight for Racial Justice

Stephanie Luce Organizing Upgrade
Nurses in masks and blue uniforms with signs - Nurses Against Racism
The labor movement will not survive at all, let alone build power, without a serious racial analysis and making racial justice key to their core mission.

Palestinians Stage Historic Strike over Israeli Abuses and Gaza Bombing

Lubna Masarwa, Shatha Hammad, Latifeh Abdellatif Middle East Eye
Doctors, bank clerks, builders and teachers abandon work to join demonstrations. “This is the start of a new era, one united aim for all Palestinians, wherever they may reside. Our demand is that we want to live freely and in peace."