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Young Generations Outvoted Baby Boomers in 2018

Julian Shen-Berro HuffPost
In 2018, concentrated efforts engaged young voters on issues that resonated with them. Young people led a movement against gun violence, and other groups have mobilized young people around the issue of climate change

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'The Fight for $15 Was Never Just About Raising Wages'

Celeste Robinson Workday Minnesota
The Fight for $15 was never just about raising wages, it was also about building public anger at a system where corporations make billions while workers are paid poverty wages. It is a return to labor's roots, the refusal to accept exploitation.

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Class Consciousness Comes to America

Karen Nussbaum The American Prospect
Even in Trump country, pro-union sentiment is rising. But can labor and its allies turn that sentiment into power?
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