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Southern Autoworkers Can Reverse Decades of Job Quality Decline

This is a victory celebration photo after Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga, TN successfully voted to unionize on April 19, 2024. Diana Hussein, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Marc Bayard and Dev Wakeley / OtherWords The United Auto Workers recently scored the largest union victory in decades in the South. Their success at […]

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We Need Housing, Not Handcuffs

Activists and homeless gather near tents housing the homeless at an encampment in Echo Lake Park as the city makes plans to evict all the parks encampments in Los Angeles, March 24, 2021 (Shutterstock) By Farrah Hassen / OtherWords As the cost of housing has exploded, so has the number of people experiencing homelessness. And […]

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It’s Time to Stop Playing Politics With Immigrants’ Lives

<img decoding="async" width="780" height="585" data-attachment-id="97170" data-permalink="https://scheerpost.com/2024/03/29/its-time-to-stop-playing-politics-with-immigrants-lives/edf/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/2048px-Caravana_migrante_13.jpg?fit=2000%2C1500&ssl=1" data-orig-size="2000,1500" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"edf","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"edf","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="edf" data-image-description="" data-image-caption=" edf ” data-medium-file=”https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/2048px-Caravana_migrante_13.jpg?fit=300%2C225&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/2048px-Caravana_migrante_13.jpg?fit=780%2C585&ssl=1″ src=”https://i0.wp.com/scheerpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/2048px-Caravana_migrante_13.jpg?resize=780%2C585&ssl=1″ alt=”” class=”wp-image-97170″ data-recalc-dims=”1″/>Migrant caravan in Mexico City. Wotancito, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Juan Carlos Gomez / OtherWords When President Biden was campaigning in 2020, he pledged to strengthen our country by supporting and […]

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Women’s History Month in a Post-Roe World

Women’s March in DC, January 19th, 2019 (Flickr) By Martha Burk / OtherWords It’s 2024, but it feels like we’re back in 1991 this Women’s History Month. Back then, President George H.W. Bush was following in the footsteps of his predecessor Ronald Reagan by continuing to appoint conservative judges to the federal bench, and Roe v. […]