UNIONS

“Some Of The Biggest Anti-Trump Voices Might Go Silent In A Matter Of Days”


HUFFINGTON POST

A writer’s strike is creeping closer to reality and nobody’s talking about it.

With stinging criticisms cloaked in humor, late-night hosts Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, Trevor Noah and the whole cast of “Saturday Night Live” have provided American audiences a way to laugh off their political anxiety. But on May 2, we may have to say goodbye to them for now.

“Keith Ellison’s radical plan to save the Democratic Party”


THINK PROGRESS

Ellison rejects the choice between supporting the working class and supporting religious and ethnic minorities.

Ellison rejects the choice between supporting the working class and supporting religious and ethnic minorities.

“Workers picket Trump’s Las Vegas union busting outside his DC hotel”


THINK PROGRESS

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“The right’s shocking admission: Stunned by Trump’s dominance, some GOP pundits concede that Dems have been right about Republicans all along”


SALON

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally Monday, March 7, 2016, in Madison, Miss. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally Monday, March 7, 2016, in Madison, Miss. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

“Labor Board Sides With Trump Hotel Workers In Union Battle”


THINK PROGRESS

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“Why the Meat at Wal-Mart Is So Awful”


DAILY KOS

Cross-posted at the Writing on the Wal.

On February 17, 2000, meatcutters at Wal-Mart’s Jacksonville, Texas store voted to join an indepedent trade union.  This was the culmination of the only successful organizing campaign at any Wal-Mart in the United States.  A few days after the vote, Wal-Mart announced that it would be switching to pre-packaged, case-ready meat at all its stores nationwide.  The dispute as to whether this was a direct response to the organizing campiagn is still under litigation, but looking back at this incident I find the response of the Wal-Flack who talked to In These Times particularly twisted: MORE

“With Wisconsin in the Gutter, Failed Gov. Scott Walker Trolls The Obama Economy”


POLITICUS USA

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