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Reader Comments: Policing, George Floyd murder; Amazon workers; Refugees, Displacement Crisis; Puerto Rico; Nazi Germany; China; Elizabeth Davis - Presente!; Labor resources; Constructing a New Social Compact; lots of Zoom events;

The Bryn Mawr Summer School Prepared Workers for the Class Struggle

Jackie Brown, Leanna Katz Jacobin
In the 1920s and ’30s, a summer school for industrial working women built an economics curriculum around the perspective of labor rather than capital. It offers a visionary example of worker ed that emphasizes class struggle and worker empowerment.

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The Filibuster Is a Labor Issue

Hamilton Nolan IN THESE TIMES
Illustration of a man in a suit yelling with a stop circle above his head. The PRO Act will not pass unless we end the filibuster. Those two things are a package deal.

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John Sweeney Was Our Era’s Most Influential Labor Leader

Bill Fletcher Jr. and Fernando E. Gapasin Jacobin
John Sweeney The late AFL-CIO leader John Sweeney was an admirable figure who had a vision for reinvigorated US labor unions. But he only tried to reform a union movement that needed a more fundamental refoundation.
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