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Jack Welch Was a Bitter Foe of American Workers

Erik Loomis History News Network
Jack Welch, who died this month at the age of 84, changed the trajectory of American capitalism, however the obituaries left out or downplayed Welch’s greatest impact in shaping the unequal and unfair America of today: unionbusting.

Abolitionist Steps to Combat COVID-19 Behind Bars

Critical Resistance Critical Resistance
As communities across the world are confronting the serious toll of COVID-19..., we at Critical Resistance want to amplify the grave concerns facing the imprisoned population, which is one of the most vulnerable groups in this time.

A Case Study of Corporate Media Disinformation

Stansfield Smith Dissent Voice
Over the 60 years of the Cuban revolution, the corporate media has implanted in us a negative image of Cuba through their distortions of the country’s political and economic system, their discounting the revolution’s achievements...

Big Changes Ahead: Let’s Be the Whirlwind

Max Elbaum Organizing Upgrade
However severe the current crisis, and whatever the outcome in November, big changes are coming in how the U.S. economy functions, how this country is ruled and its role in the world.

Growers of New, Pricey Strawberry Are Selling a Sweeter Experience

Michel Martin npr
The "new" strawberry has twice as much sugar content compared to the average American variety; it's bigger, and has an airier texture and unexposed seeds. Although it thrives in the mountains of Japan, a New Jersey farm is now growing it here.

New York Times features Worker Rights

NYT editorial board; Lazaro Gamio; Julie Rotham & Shaina Feinberg New York Times
Count me in
The New York Times has put together three useful articles with graphics over the past week, highlighting worker rights and worker safety. Two pieces focus on COVID-19 and worker safety. The third is about the dangers of construction work.