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Tidbits – Jan. 5, 2023 – Reader Comments: MAGAers Hold Congress Hostage; Roots of American Fascism; Open Letter to Young UniOrganizers; Come Work With Railroad Workers United; Jan 6th Justice: Our Freedoms, Our Vote – Nationwide Events; Cartoons; More…

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Reader Comments: MAGAers Hold Congress Hostage; The Roots of American Fascism; Open Letter To Young Union Organizers; Come work with Railroad Workers United; Jan 6th Justice: Our Freedoms, Our Vote -- Nationwide Events; Cartoons; more....

Tidbits – Dec. 29, 2022 – Reader Comments: Trump Ethics; Labor’s Medicare Privatization; Franco Harris and Vietnam Peace Movement; 9 to 5, Organizing Woman Workers; GOP’s Santos Clause; AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conf

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Reader Comments: Trump Ethics; Labor and Medicare Privatization; Franco Harris and the Anti-Vietnam War Movement; 9 to 5 and Organizing Woman Workers; GOP's "Santos Clause"; 2023 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference

Labor Leaders Provide Cover for Privatization of Medicare

Ed Grystar CounterPunch
While a big victory, Medicare did not provide full coverage for all services, and from its inception, there has been a drive to privatize and hand it over to profiteers. With privatization, profits ensue as additional restrictions are imposed.....

Tidbits – Dec. 15, 2022 – Reader Comments: Georgia Victory, Electoral Politics, Electoral Strategy; Rail Workers; Doctors and Unions; After Dobbs; Ending the ‘American War’: Promises, Realities, Impact of U.S. Peace Movement; Cartoons, More …

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Reader Comments: Brittney Griner; Kyrsten Sinema; Rail Unions; Why Unions?; Peru - Background to a Coup; Jewish Groups Oppose Rep. McCarthy’s Threats; Executions and Violent Suppression in Iran; Democratic Lawmakers Visit Havana; more ....

Tidbits – Dec. 8, 2022 – Reader Comments: Georgia Victory, Electoral Politics, Electoral Strategy; Rail Workers; Doctors and Unions; After Dobbs; Ending the ‘American War’: Promises, Realities, Impact of U.S. Peace Movement; Cartoons, More …

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Reader Comments: Georgia Victory, Electoral Politics, Electoral Strategy; Rail Workers; Doctors and Unions; After Dobbs; Ending the 'American War': Promises, Realities and Impact of the U.S. Peace Movement; Cartoons, more ....

Can the Hotel Workers’ Union Save the Democrats?

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
In Nevada, Arizona, and Pennsylvania, the union has been talking to voters about progressive fixes to inflation for months, when Democrats didn’t know what to say.

Dodger Stadium Concession Workers Threaten an All-Star Strike

Peter Dreier and Kelly Candaele Capital & Main
When it comes to wages, baseball’s billionaires give stadium workers peanuts. Yet since 2011, the teams’ average value has tripled — from $523 million ($680 million in today’s dollars) to $2.1 billion.

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Now Is the Time for Unions To Go on the Offensive

Chris Bohner Jacobin
Despite years of employer attacks, unions still have vast resources at their disposal. This moment of worker upsurge is the time to use those assets to fund aggressive organizing.
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