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Workplace Struggles Are Political

Marianne Garneau Organizing Work
The owners of capitalist society would like us to see politics as its own sphere of activity completely separate from the economy.

Media Bits and Bytes - July 27, 2021

Portside
Will Pegasus spyware take surveillance to a new level? Also the big comics rip-off, Forbes predicts next year's social media, and more

The Forgotten History of Mexican American Militancy

Justin Akers Chacón, Arvind Dilawar Jacobin
Too often, the militant, radical history of Mexican American workers is omitted or forgotten. But from resisting racist exclusion to building CIO unions in the 1930s, Mexican American workers have been central to left-wing politics in the U.S.

How Teachers Won the Right to Get Pregnant

Christopher Phelps Jacobin
In the early twentieth century, teachers were prohibited from keeping their jobs after getting pregnant. Socialist feminists organized to successfully change that.

Hiding The Union Busters

Julia Rock The Daily Poster
The American Bar Association and corporate interests are trying to block a rule that would expose their anti-labor activities.
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