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Michigan: Largest Fast Food Strike Yet

Ned Resnikoff MSNBC
As many as 400 workers at more than 60 fast food restaurants in the Detroit metro area walked off the job on Friday. The fast food strike in Detroit is the second major labor action to hit an American city’s fast food industry this week: On Wednesday and Thursday, more than 100 workers in St. Louis walked off the job at roughly 30 different restaurants. These rolling walkouts followed similar actions in New York, central Pennsylvania, and Chicago.

Time for the Big October Push To Beat the Right

Eddie Wong Convergence Magazine
The heat is on: Early voting has started. MAGA candidates are running strong. It’s not too late to get involved. Increasing numbers of votes for Democrats in battleground states helps lay the groundwork for more sweeping victories later. Here’s how.

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Michigan Nurses Just Won a Groundbreaking Contract

Eva Rosenfeld Jacobin
The pandemic pushed University of Michigan nurses to the breaking point, as supervisors forced overtime work to account for understaffing. So nurses organized through their union, winning a contract that should inspire nurses everywhere.

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