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Who’s Afraid of the Lower Birth Rate?

Jenny Brown Organizing Upgrade
reproductive rights protest Rather than looking at abortion as a personal, private decision and defending it on that basis, we should expose how the power structure is using restrictions on abortion and birth control to extract our unpaid labor.


German Union Steps Up Fight for ‘Modern’ 28-Hour Workweek

Michelle Fitzpatrick with Isabelle Le Page Industry Week
Thanks to strong bargaining power, the IG Metall union, which represents some 3.9 million workers in the metal and electrical industries, is pushing for a 6% wage increase and a 28-hour week for a two-year period — with limited impact on wages.

The Fight for Free Time

Miya Tokumitsu Jacobin
The demand for fewer working hours is about liberation — both individual and collective.
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