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Co-published with Mother JonesLast year, Shawn Fain orchestrated a 46-day walkout as more than just a fight for a new contract. He called it a “turning point in the class war.”

Co-published with Mother JonesStep Up Louisiana is at the forefront of what it means to have a decent job in America.

Co-published with Mother Jones. In New York City, a program is working to create a pathway to union jobs for the formerly incarcerated.

Co-published with Mother Jones. Last year, many workers in the city walked off the job. Thirty years ago, a victory by organized janitors helped set the groundwork.

Co-published with PrismFour months after the Norfolk Southern East Palestine train derailment, workers and citizens fight against the toxicity of an industry that has cut corners at every turn.

Co-published with New York FocusSome counties pay social services workers so little, the people who administer benefits end up applying themselves.

Co-published with Dissent Magazine. The strike is back in Britain but the Conservative government is out to crush the unions. What lessons should labor learn from the 1980s?

Co-published with Dissent Magazine. On working-class Los Angeles before and after the civil unrest of 1992—and how structural inequities continue to shape the city’s labor struggles from the classrooms to the docks.

Co-published with Dissent Magazine. The longtime organizer and theorist discusses tactics that unions can use to win major gains at the table and in the contract.

Co-published with Dissent Magazine. Recent news reports have revealed that child labor is not just a historical relic in the United States—and some politicians want to undermine existing regulations, claiming that less oversight is good for business.

Co-published with GridYoung physicians in training are being squeezed by labor shortages, inflation and long hours.

Co-published with The Intercept. In Part 2 of “Insecurity,” we meet Eshawney Gaston, a fast-food worker who joins the wave of labor uprisings sweeping the country during the pandemic.

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