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Mindy Isser

Mindy Isser

Mindy Isser works in the labor movement and lives in Philadelphia.

Articles by this author

 

The Heat Wave Shows Climate Change Is a Workers' Rights Issue

The workers laboring outside in this extraordinary heat are on the front lines of the climate crisis.

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They Wanted to Keep Working—ExxonMobil Locked Them Out

Facing deunionization efforts and the existential threat of climate change, oil refiners in Beaumont, Texas, seek a fair contract.

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The Union Members Who Voted for Trump Have to Be Organized—Not Ignored

If the Left is to win pro­gres­sive poli­cies (and the next pres­i­den­tial elec­tion), it needs a mil­i­tant labor move­ment.

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What Democrats Should Learn From the Spate of Socialist Wins on Election Day

It’s not enough to be anti-Trump. Socialists are showing you can win elections by standing for something.

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Why Every Job in the Renewable Energy Industry Must Be a Union Job

We need millions of union jobs that are good for both workers and the climate.

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The Green New Deal Just Won a Major Union Endorsement. What’s Stopping the AFL-CIO?

"If you believe in something, you gotta be willing to fight for it."

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Single Mothers and Their Children Are Taking Over Abandoned Public Buildings

Others without homes have camped out in front of Philadelphia Housing Authority headquarters and a boulevard that runs through Center City.

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Climate Activists Can't Afford to Ignore Labor. A Shuttered Refinery in Philly Shows Why

The people most affected by climate change will be in the working class.

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