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A Plan To Win The Socialism Sweden Nearly Achieved

Peter Gowan People's Policy Project
The status quo is both undemocratic and morally repugnant. The only long-term alternative is to take control of our economy — and the moral imperative is to do so as soon as possible. Here is a plan to do that.

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Houston Neighbors Said No to Walmart...

J. Gabriel Ware Yes!
and Invested in Black-Owned Businesses After the Hurricane. Communities of color turned to each other to make it through the disaster. Months later, they’re doing the same to rebuild.

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Palestine: 50 years of Occupation, 50 Years of Labour Struggle

Chloé Benoist Equal Times
The hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who found themselves under Israeli military control in 1967 quickly became a source of blue-collar labour for the Israeli economy, performing jobs that few Israelis were willing to do, for far less money and far fewer legal protections.

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Want to Stop Sexual Abuse in the Workplace? Unionize.

Jeff Spross The Week
We need to confront the workplace hierarchy directly. That means unions and labor organizing. It means demands for more democratic workplaces, and established institutions and practices for dealing with sexual harassment.

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Amazon Workers Strike on Black Friday

Massimo Franchi il manifesto
Work at Amazon's distribution warehouses in Italy is backbreaking, and thousands of employees are part time and permanently on call. "It is a grim form of exploitation."
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