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The MAGA storming of the Capitol is two years old. The attempted coup is still happening. The reshaping of the Republican Party as an insurrectionary force and the expansion of armed gangs aim to smash democracy. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2023.

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Ten Years Ago, Chicago Teachers Gave Us All a Jolt of Hope

Alexandra Bradbury Labor Notes
On the tenth anniversary of the Chicago Teachers Union’s groundbreaking strike, Labor Notes is reissuing their award-winning book "How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers." This is the new introduction.

U.S. Open Immigrant Workers Say Their Wages Were Stolen

AMIR KHAFAGY Documented
Levy Restaurant Group, one of the largest providers of food and beverage for sports venues across the country has been sued in the past for wage theft. The blame lies with the USTA for continuing to do business with the company. 

There Is No Replacement for a Safe and Fair Work Environment

Cesar Moreira Fortune.com
The bottling plant I work at just got acquired by investors who want to change the future of capitalism. Let’s see how they handle our immediate concerns. Private equity firm KKR acquired a majority stake in global beverage solutions company Refresco

Taylor’s Digital Stopwatch

Robert Ovetz Dollars and Sense
What the U.S. labor movement can learn from European workers who are organizing against “algorithmic management.”

Barbara Ehrenreich and the Real Work of Labor Day

Richard Eskow Common Dreams
Barbara Ehrenreich
Every walkout, every outstretched hand, every word written or spoken in defense of workers' rights, is a victory—whether it results in immediate and obvious success or not.