Michael Arria covers labor and social movements.
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Why Are Progressive Democrats Backing an Anti-BDS Bill That Was Introduced at an AIPAC Conference?
On July 17, the House Foreign Affairs Committee will begin to mark up a number of measures including a resolution that condemns the Global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS Movement). Despite concerns about the bill being constitutional, it’s currently supported by 70% of the...
Friday, April 19, 2019
The Stop & Shop Strike Is Showing There’s Still Power in a Union
Roughly 31,000 employees of the northeastern grocery chain Stop & Shop have been on strike for nearly a week across more than 240 stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. The workers, represented by the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW), walked out on April 11 after...