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Labor Stories of the Year

In These Times Editors Working in These Times
Chris Smalls in the foreground with a megaphone with a rally of workers behind him. The year has been characterized by incredible solidarity, as Starbucks and Amazon workers challenged our conceptions of political possibility and galvanized a resurgent labor movement. It was a year of taking power to task, from the fearless Warrior Met strike to the militance of worker-led, independent union drives at Amazon, Trader Joe's and Chipotle.

Tidbits – July 21, 2022 – Reader Comments: Hearings Big Night, When Are Charges?; Latin America’s Next Left; African American Solidarity Archives; Rosenberg Sons File New FOIA Request; Donations To Send Books & Pamphlets to Newly-Unionized Baristas;

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Reader Comments: Hearings Big Night, When Are Charges?; Latin America's Next Left; African American Solidarity Archives; Rosenberg Sons File New FOIA Request; Publisher Seeks Donations to Send Books & Pamphlets to Newly-Unionized Baristas; more

Tidbits – July 14, 2022 – Reader Comments: Hearings, GOP Witnesses Show Trump Planned Armed Coup; Supreme Court Rules Based on Lies, Religion; Librarians, Books Under Attack; Starbucks Union Grows; Socialism 2022 Conference Labor Day Weekend

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Reader Comments: Hearings and Republican Witnesses Show that Trump Planned Armed Coup; Supreme Court Rules Based on Lies, and Religion; Librarians and Books Under Attack; Starbucks Union Grows; Socialism 2022 Conference Labor Day weekend; more ....

AFL-CIO Unveils Plan To Grow but Some Union Leaders Underwhelmed

Steven Greenhouse The Guardian
In light of the youth-driven surge of union drives at Starbucks, Amazon, Apple and elsewhere, the AFL-CIO – the main US’s labor federation – is facing growing pressure to undertake a bolder effort to help today’s burst of unionizing expand far faster
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