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The Women Leading Today’s Historic Labor Movement

Aura Heinrichs BAZAAR.com (Harper's Bazaar)
With issues like pay, benefits, paid sick time, paid family leave, minimum staffing levels, schedule flexibility, mental health, and workplace safety becoming increasingly urgent in the pandemic, women have emerged as union leaders as never before.

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Here's Why Gen Z is Unionizing

Ramishah Maruf CNN Business
Many of the Gen Z generation say they want to join a movement where social causes are part of their workplace values.

Songs of Justice, Songs of Power

Tom Morello New York Times
Defiant and hopeful, these songs have an unapologetic mission: to fan the flames of discontent by lifting the spirits of those fighting for a more just and humane planet. The songs live on wherever working people stand up for their rights...

Happy Striketober. Let's Restore the Legal Right to Strike.

Shaun Richman In These Times
Now’s the perfect time to fight for the right to return to a job once a strike is over. The United States is experiencing a wave of worker militancy and a White House that actually wants to take concrete actions to defend and grow labor unions.

The People Who Make Your Favorite Movies and Shows Are Fed Up

Shirley Li The Atlantic
If you watch television, or films, you should think about who is making them and under what conditions. Eighteen-hour workdays, no lunch breaks. Car accidents caused by sleep deprivation. A crew member who returned to set the day after a miscarriage.

Hope for Labor at the End of History

Steve Fraser and Joshua Freeman Dissent Magazine
Amid the bleak political landscape of Clinton’s America, a 1996 summit of union organizers and intellectuals proved a surprise success. It also showed the weakness of left ideas without a strong labor movement.

Left Labor Project, New York City Closing Statement

Left Labor Project Portside
Left Labor Project, a New York City collective of labor activists , recently decided to dissolve after months of declining activity. We didn’t want to just disappear without sharing our experience and views with the broader community of organizers.
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