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13 Companies Spent $15 Mill. On Anti-Abortion Pols

Judd Legum and Rebecca Crosby Popular Information
From the moment Roe was decided anti-abortion forces have been pushing for this outcome. But the effort has gained significant momentum since 2016. It required accumulating and exercising power at the federal and state levels.

Abortion Rights Are Workers’ Rights

Kim Kelly In These Times
The Supreme Court’s plan to strike down Roe vs. Wade is an attack on workers everywhere. The labor movement should treat it that way—by taking urgent action.

Myth Busters: Why We Need To Expand the Supreme Court

Laura Williamson Demos
Two decades of divisive Court decisions have threatened our representative democracy, weakened the fundamental right to vote, undermined racial justice, and favored the interests of the wealthiest corporations and individuals at the expense of the rights of working people. It's time to change the Court.

The Growing Criminalization of Pregnancy

Melissa Gira Grant The New Republic
The end of Roe v. Wade will accelerate an existing effort to criminally punish people for their abortions, stillbirths, and miscarriages.

W.E.B. DuBois’ Abolition Democracy

Gerald Horne The Nation
What distinguished DuBois' close study of slavery and Reconstruction (and does so even today) was its Marxism. Black Reconstruction was his first extended effort to shine Marxism’s sweeping floodlight on the tortured history of his homeland.

Friday Nite Videos | May 6, 2022

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Seize the Time: Biden’s Labor Board and a New Workers’ Up-Rising

Peter Olney and Rand Wilson Stansbury Forum
It’s not often there is a strategic opening created by the confluence of a favorable NLRB, a supportive presidency, a tight job market, and a roiling economy. This is not a time to cling to paradigms wedded to past conditions. Now we can "Think Big."