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Nigerian Villagers Will Take on Shell in Supreme Court Show-down

Phil Miller Morning Star
"We believe the era of corporate impunity is drawing to a close. It is no longer acceptable for companies to make billions out of developing world resources whilst causing devastating damage to the environment and local communities.”

Taiwanese Flight Attendant Strike Cancels 2,250 Flights

Brian Hioe Labor Notes
EVA used gender stereotypes to depict striking flight attendants as spoiled “princesses.” This depiction is based on the idea that the profession has high pay and that flight attendants lead glamorous lives of international travel.

Eugene Scalia Is a Foe of the Working Class

Meagan Day Jacobin
Eugene Scalia has spent his career as a corporate lawyer fighting for the interests of capital, not workers. Now he's in line to run the Labor Department,

The Soul of a Union Man

Leo Gerard Daily Kos
I learned two important lessons when young. One was that the company would do nothing for the workers unless forced by collective action. The other was that labor unions were instruments of both economic and social justice.