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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.

Will Amazon Workers’ Win Infect Walmart Next?

Coco McPherson LA Progressive
Undeterred, Smalls wants all American workers to have access to the organizing strategies that resulted in his union’s historic win, regardless of the company.

Amazon Workers Who Won a Union Their Way Open Labor Leaders’ Eyes

Noam Scheiber New York Times
After the stunning victory at Amazon by a little-known independent union that didn’t exist 18 months ago, organized labor has begun to ask itself an increasingly pressing question: Does the labor movement need to get more disorganized?

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A Look at How Unions Lift Workers

Steven Greenhouse American Prospect
Unions aren’t just about strikes and politics—the stories the media covers. There’s a big story the media usually misses about unions: how, concretely, they improve workers’ lives.

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How to Rebuild the Democratic Party

Natalie Shure The New Republic
Strikers on picket line. With prospects dimming for national Democrats to wield power, the time is ripe for the party to go local.
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