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You want to decode Bill’s brain? Look at his family’s wealth. Look at his upbringing. Look at his medical records. (Credit: flickr / cc / world economic forum) Views
Inside Bill Gates’ Hubris: Propaganda to Make America Neoliberal Again
New Gates documentary is a cry for oligarchy in an age of idiocracy; a love letter to neoliberalism in a time of neofascism.
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Teachers are relying on crowdfuning to make up the difference between what's available for their classrooms and what must be paid out of pocket. News
As #ClearTheLists Raises Money for Classroom Supplies, Advocates Bemoan That Movement Even Needs to Exist
"Narratives have changed and that's really good, but we need to see policy change."
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn making a keynote speech at The Landing in MediaCityUK in Salford on 2 September. (Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire/PA Images) Views
The Financial Times Is Right—Labour’s Ownership Funds Will Transfer Wealth and Power
Democratising the corporation and empowering workers is an essential part of moving beyond neoliberalism.
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When workers are unionized they can negotiate better wages, which in turn spreads the economic gains more evenly and strengthens the middle class. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
5 Biggest Corporate Lies About Unions
Don’t believe the corporate lies. Today’s unions are growing, expanding, and boosting the wages and economic prospects of those who need them most.
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Mobilizing Thousands for Labor Day Actions Across US, Sanders Touts 'Organizer-in-Chief' Model to Combat Corporate Assault on Workers
"This Labor Day, workers across America will declare that the 40-year war against workers waged by corporate America and the billionaire class must come to an end. That is what this Labor Day is about."
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Which Side Are You On: Still Blocking the Coal Train In Harlan County
Photo by Pat McDonough/Courier Journal. Front photo by Meg Roussos/Bloomberg via Getty This Labor Day marked over a month since coal miners in Kentucky's infamous Bloody Harlan County, setting up defiant camp under the maxim " No Pay, We Stay, " began blockading railroad tracks to protest getting...
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Which Side Are You On? A Question for Labor Day—and Every Day
A stronger union movement would not only mean better lives for working families but also provide support for progressive goals like universal health insurance, tuition-free college, and paid family leave.
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This Labor Day, US Workers One-Third Poorer Than in 2003—While Top 1% Now Two-Times Richer
The poor got significantly poorer in the past two decades, and the rich got significantly richer
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"He's Opposed Every Increase in the Minimum Wage": AFL-CIO Chief Rips Trump's Anti-Worker Agenda
"They've done more things to hurt workers than they have to help them," Richard Trumka said of the Trump administration
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This Is Fucked Up
America. Specifically, Las Vegas shooting. Getty Image Hey look! More gun carnage in America the brave. Texas again, where on this very day a slew of new inspired GOP-foisted laws take effect allowing guns in schools, rental homes, churches and synagogues - despite over 250 mass shootings this year...
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