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Why Do Tens of Millions in US Support an Economic System That Doesn't Benefit Them?

If people throw away money, opportunities, and their very lives chasing destructive delusions, then we might as well revert to divine right of kings or the selection of leaders by lottery.

Mike Lofgren ·


'We Did It!' Workers in Maryland Vote to Form First US Apple Store Union

"This victory shows the growing demand for unions at Apple stores and different industries across our nation," said the head of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

Jessica Corbett ·


Critics Say Amazon Must Improve After Leaked Doc Reveals 'Looming Labor Crisis'

"Maybe it's time to improve working conditions and allow your workers to unionize," said Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher of California Labor Federation.

Jessica Corbett ·


Keeping Workers Poor on Purpose Is Terrible Economic Policy

At America's biggest low-wage employers, chief executives now pocket 670 times more than their workers.

Sam Pizzigati ·


There Are Better Ways to Fight Inflation Than Attacking Working People With Higher Interest Rates

Tackling inflation requires reining in private markets—and embracing economic democracy.

Richard Wolff ·


'Disgusting': Starbucks Threatens Trans Health Benefits as Union Celebrates 150 Wins

"If you're willing to play around with trans-inclusive care as it relates to unionization, not only do you not respect your employees, you don't truly don't recognize the humanity of your trans employees," said former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner.

Jake Johnson ·


Grassroots Organizing: 4 Reasons Starbucks Workers Have Been So Successful Unionizing

If the Starbucks model continues to be successful, it could encourage workers at other companies to adopt the same playbook.

John Logan ·


'It's War,' Says Amazon Labor Union After Company Fires Top Organizer

"Amazon fired our beloved Uncle Pat today!" said Christian Smalls, the union's president. "They retaliated against him for organizing."

Jake Johnson ·


Amazon Union Slams Company Effort to Bar Public From Election Hearing

"Maybe they're seeing that worker testimony is more credible than they thought," the Amazon Labor Union said in response to the company's new motion with the NLRB.

Jake Johnson ·


Anti-Labor Starbucks 'Getting Wrecked' as Memphis Workers Win Latest Union Drive

"The blowout victory comes four months after Starbucks illegally fired seven pro-union workers," noted More Perfect Union. "A historic victory."

Brett Wilkins ·

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