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Meet the RNC-Linked Law Firm Behind Duke’s Anti-Union Crusade

The long, sordid history of Ogletree Deakins.

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Bessemer Was Not the Beginning or the End

It was a bitter disappointment, but it's not over.

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A pro-Bessemer union march in Philadelphia.

WTF NYT?!?!

This is not how you should be reporting the Amazon union defeat, come on!

Journalismism
A pro-Amazon Union sign

Goodbye to This Very Old Racist Man

RIP (racist in peace) Prince Philip.

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Prince Philip on his last royal engagement. He has died at 99

Duke University Press Workers Are Unionizing—And Gearing Up for a Fight

It's still unclear how the notoriously anti-union school will respond.

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Duke Chapel, early spring

There Is Power Hitting in a Union

How baseball players could play a key role in fighting Georgia's voting rights catastrophe. (UPDATE: Results!)

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The New Republic Makes an Uneasy Peace With Staff Over D.C. Move

Staffers say they're still worried about the magazine's future.

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Incoming TNR editor Michael Tomasky.

The Bitter Struggle to Form America’s Biggest Coffee Shop Union

Colectivo Coffee could become the largest unionized coffee shop in the country. Its owners are trying to stop that from happening.

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A pattern of "Colectivo Coffee Vote No On The Union" posters with red illustrated double-decker busses full of people with the language "Let's move forward together. Vote no" and "Choose Colectivo, not the IBEW. Your vote matters. Please vote. And vote no."

Uhhhh, Is Amazon OK

Amazon is melting down in the final stretch of the union drive at an Alabama fulfillment center.

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screenshot from an Amazon anti-union video

Marco Rubio Is Giving Capital a Way Out

History says they'll probably take it.

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Put Your Name on the Checks Joe

Come on man!

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Please, Fuck Off: BuzzFeed Sociopath Jonah Peretti

It must be hard to be absolutely dogshit at your job and have everyone hate you.

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BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti

The Revolution Will Not Be Advertised

Burger King's sexist International Women's Day tweet was a reminder that the road to justice never runs through capitalism.

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A woman from a vintage kitchen appliances ad looking at various shiny metal appliances suspended in the air, among them burger king logos

Comrade Meghan

Meghan Markle's tribute to unions in her Oprah interview was a welcome surprise.

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meghan markle speaking to oprah winfrey about the royal family and unions

Banish Unpaid Internships Straight to Hell

We could just stop having this conversation altogether if this practice wasn't an industry standard.

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Jane Slater, who is white blonde hair and in a purple top, speaking at the camera during a Zoom interview

Why Won’t Joe Biden Touch the Biggest Union Drive in America?

Backing the Amazon union should be an easy call. Biden won't do it.

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Joe Biden Had a Horrendous Answer on Canceling Student Debt

This was some tired, disingenuous, factually dubious nonsense.

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Don’t Be Mad at Teachers for Not Wanting to Die

The hysteria around school reopenings is out of control.

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Talking to Kim Kelly About the Most Electrifying Union Drive in America

That and much more in today's What Now newsletter.

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The Shameless Greed of Kroger, Our New Capitalist Supervillain

The Kroger Company is pulling in record, billion-dollar profits—and refusing to pay its frontline workers an extra $4 an hour.

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