Blogging Our Great Divide (Inequality.org)
Des Moines Register
John Deere & Co. employees will remain on strike after the United Auto Workers rejected a second contract offer Tuesday.
The growing demand for labor has also benefited lower-paid workers. But the financial gains for union workers mean that a category of jobs that have long been seen as supportive of a middle-class lifestyle may now be moving closer to that reality.
The Detroit News
Biden believes the future of auto workers can be as great as it was in the 1940s and 1950s, an era of growth for the auto manufacturers.
The New York Review of Books
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