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The Great Slave Strike That Helped End Slavery

Mark A. Lause Jacobin
Today, on Presidents’ Day, we rightly celebrate Abraham Lincoln for helping end slavery. But we shouldn’t forget the unstoppable force that also brought down the Slave Power: the several million slaves who left the plantation, many of whom joined the Union Army.


It Looks Like a Strippers’ Union Is About To Become a Reality

Dancers at the Star Garden Topless Dive Bar in Los Angeles have received positive signs from the NLRB, which bodes well for their contested union drive. If all goes as expected, they will be the only unionized strippers in the country.


Picket Crosses Worker Lines

Hanna Raskin The Food Section
Workers on picket line. The newly formed Union of Southern Service Workers holds its first strike.
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