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Why Labor Unions Should Join the Housing Fight

Zoe Tucker The Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project
Putting creative housing demands on the bargaining table and engaging in public campaigns for tenant protections are essential first steps for all unions that can bargain on the offensive as they gain power.

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The 2023 Oakland Teachers Strike: An Assessment

Heath Madom Stansbury Forum
Statewide education funding is the barrier to the kind of schools we want, ones with small class sizes and more support and resources for students. We won’t achieve this kind of transformational change without an intervention at the state level. 

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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.

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Building Class Power by Fighting for the Common Good

Stephanie Luce Organizing Upgrade
"Mapping for the Common Good" is a tool for unions to map contracts and line up contract campaigns for more leverage. Bargaining for the Common Good combines union power with community demands in a way that can build class power.

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Building Class Power by Fighting for the Common Good

Stephanie Luce Organizing Upgrade
"Mapping for the Common Good" is a tool for unions to map contracts and line up contract campaigns for more leverage. Bargaining for the Common Good combines union power with community demands in a way that can build class power.

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The Massive Teacher Strike in Chicago Is Finally Over

Edwin Rios Mother Jones
The Chicago Teachers' strike is over. Union President Jesse Sharkey said they won "...real changes for our students and school communities." The tentative agreement would put a nurse and a social worker in every school.
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