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Here Are the NYT CEO’s Latest Excuses for Union Busting

In a meeting with staffers, Meredith Levien had several reasons for why she's fighting her paper's newest organizing effort.

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Essential Workers Are Over This Shit

What workers at McDonald's and Connecticut nursing homes say about the state of the labor movement after COVID.

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Biden’s Ready to Make Surviving In America Harder Again

There was a fun announcement today.

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Joe Biden speaks about unemployment benefits at the White House

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.

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

Marco Rubio Is Giving Capital a Way Out

History says they'll probably take it.

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Comrade Meghan

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

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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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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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Jeff Bezos, Enemy of the People

As he steps down from Amazon, his brutal anti-worker legacy can never be forgotten.

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Silicon Valley Dorks Are Freaking Out About the Google Union

Tech workers are organizing. No wonder the bosses are losing their minds.

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The Pathetic Stimulus Won’t Be Enough to Help My Mom

She got laid off while Congress worked out how many struggling people to betray.

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Image from page 287 of "Bell telephone magazine" (1922) of a woman operating a local switchboard

No Seriously, Fuck You, Andrew Cuomo

We know how this went the first time. We can't let it happen again.

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‘Personal Responsibility’ Won’t Save Us From a Pandemic

We're in this crisis because governments have abandoned us—not because of individual failure.

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The Fight Is Never Over

A tumultuous week in the digital media labor movement is a reminder that the struggle for basic workers' rights is eternal.

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The Eviction Crisis Should Be Biden’s Top Priority

It's both a dire moral emergency and good politics.

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Why They’re Not Calling It a Strike

Acknowledging that most of us are workers and workers can withhold their labor is a stark challenge to the status quo. It also doesn't happen all that often.

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