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Unions and Worker Co-ops: Why Economic Justice Requires Collaboration

Rebecca Lurie Non Profit Quarterly
Unions and worker co-ops have different strengths and strategies for achieving worker justice. We need more of each, and more collaboration between the two. A new toolkit gives tips and highlights seven case studies of collaborations.

State Must Commit to Reinvest in CUNY, SUNY

James Davis and Fred Kowal Albany Times Union
New York lawmakers must step up. With support from lawmakers and Gov. Kathy Hochul, CUNY and SUNY can once again reach the forefront of higher education, helping communities across New York tackle the most pressing challenges we face as a state.

What I Learned from Jerry Meyer

John Tarleton The Indypendent
The rags-to-riches story of a leftist history professor who became rich late in life and freely shared his good fortune offers many valuable lessons. Jerry Meyer taught history and was the first PSC chapter leader at Hostos, the faculty union at CUNY

Tidbits - Dec. 2, 2021 - Reader Comments-Lots: Ahmaud Arbery Murder, Charlottesville, Rittenhouse; Democrats in Congress; Health Care Workers Quitting; JFK Murder; Chile, Venezuela, India, Cuba; Russia; Dr. Marty Nathan - RIP; Your Action Needed; more...

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Reader Comments-Lots: Ahmaud Arbery Murder, Charlottesville, Rittenhouse; Democrats in Congress; Health Care Workers Quitting; JFK Murder; Chile, Venezuela, India, Cuba; Russia; Dr. Marty Nathan - RIP; Your Action Needed; Resources, Announcements...

Tidbits - Oct. 21, 2021 - Reader Comments: Worker Strike Wave, John Deere; Dismantle Missile Systems; India Walton Sabotaged by Dems; Socialists and 50s Civil Rights Movement; CUNY’s Alleged Wrong Doings; Black and Puerto Rican History;

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Reader Comments: Worker Strike Wave, John Deere; Dismantle Missile Systems; Democratic Primary Winner India Walton Sabotaged by Dems; Socialists and 50s Civil Rights Movement; CUNY’s Alleged Wrong Doings; Black and Puerto Rican History In Action;

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Barbara Bowen Passes the Torch

John Tarleton The Indypendent
The outgoing leader of NYC's leftmost union local looks back on long struggle to transform CUNY.

Tidbits - Jan. 28, 2021 - Reader Comments: Dems Should Quickly and Boldly Move Fascism Not to be Debated, But Defeated; Mike Pence as Franz von Papen; Nuclear Treaty Ban-letter from Vietnam; Trouble in Kansas - Help Needed; resources, announcements;

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Reader Comments: Dems Should Quickly Move on Bold Package; Fascism Not to be Debated, But Defeated; Mike Pence as Franz von Papen; Nuclear Treaty Ban - letter from Vietnam; Trouble in Kansas - Your Help Needed; Angela Davis; resources, announcements

Tidbits - Nov. 26, 2020 - Reader Comments: Biden Administration; Georgia Runoffs; Election Analysis; COVID Vaccine; Immigrant Teen Nightshift Workers; Call to Jewish Organizations; Rethinking “Thanksgiving” Toolkit; Resources, Announcements; more...

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Reader Comments: Biden Administration; Georgia Runoffs; Election Analysis; COVID; Vaccine; Immigrant Teen Nightshift Workers; A Call to Jewish Organizations; Rethinking “Thanksgiving” Toolkit; Lots of Resources and Announcements; more....

Racialized Austerity: The Case of CUNY

Michael Fabricant & Steve Brier Gotham Gazette
Austerity policy-making over the past 50 years has been racialized, withering services in public agencies ranging from K-12 schooling to hospitals to higher education. Matters of race must be made more visible, placed at the center of policy-making.
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