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The MAGA storming of the Capitol is one year old. The attempted coup is still happening. The reshaping of the Republican Party as an insurrectionary force and the expansion of armed gangs aim to smash democracy. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2022.

 

How Farmworkers Are Organizing to Close the Wage Gap

Sara Herschander Capital & Main
Agricultural workers in New York just formed the state’s first farmworker union, but a new law guaranteeing overtime protections and organizing rights for the first time has been delayed.

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The Women Leading Today’s Historic Labor Movement

Aura Heinrichs BAZAAR.com (Harper's Bazaar)
With issues like pay, benefits, paid sick time, paid family leave, minimum staffing levels, schedule flexibility, mental health, and workplace safety becoming increasingly urgent in the pandemic, women have emerged as union leaders as never before.

How a Group of Starbucks Workers Emerged Victorious in Their Union Fight

Sonali Kolhatkar Independent Media Institute
Given that Starbucks would go to such lengths to stop just a handful of stores from joining a union, it’s no surprise that it took 50 years after its founding for a single café to unionize. And it’s no wonder it's seen as a groundbreaking event.

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“Striketober”: Hopes and Realities

Marianne Garneau The Brooklyn Rail
The class struggle never ends. When unions certify a workplace, the employer begins their campaign to punish workers for it on day one.

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What Can Organizers at Amazon Learn From Walmart?

Dialogue moderated by Alex Han OrgUp, Stansbury Forum
A lot of people, look at Amazon and see the size, scope and the tentacles everywhere, say it’s so huge it can never be done. But we know those tentacles mean there’s a lot of surface area, that there are a lot of people who can come into this fight.
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