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Did Wall Street Just End the Class War?

NYC, Wall street Christmas tree. Jess Hawsor, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Les Leopold / Substack All workers can become capitalists, all workers can become rich! That’s the future of the economy according to the infamous Wall Street buyout firm, KKR, (formerly Kohlberg Kravis, Roberts & Co.)   Today, KKR says that […]

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After Historic Strike, UAW Bureaucrats Sit By As Stellantis Lays Off Hundreds of Workers

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1 in 10 US Workers Belong to Unions — A Share That’s Stabilized After a Steep Decline

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Massachusetts Teachers Illegal Strike Wave Rolls On

Andover educators struck illegally in November and made big gains. The Massachusetts Teachers Association is pushing to make such strikes legal. Photo: Andover Education Association. By Barbara Madeloni / Labor Notes A wildly successful, illegal three-day strike by the Andover Education Association in November has reverberated statewide for educators in Massachusetts. The lowest-paid instructional assistants […]

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Kaiser Workers Win Big After Largest Healthcare Strike in US History

Kaiser Permanente Building. Coolcaesar at the English-language Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/, via Wikimedia Commons By Maximillian Alvarez / The Real News Network From October 4-6 of this year, the US experienced the largest healthcare worker strike in our history, when over 75,000 workers with the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions went on a three-day […]

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Next on United Auto Workers’ To-Do List: Adding More Members Who Currently at Nonunion Factories to Its Ranks

TESLA badge. Ivan Radic, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Marick Masters, Wayne State University and Raymond Gibney Jr., Penn State University / The Conversation Having negotiated “record contracts” with the Big Three – and seen the bulk of its rank-and-file members approve them – the United Auto Workers says its work isn’t done. The […]

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What’s Next for India’s ‘Manual Scavengers’ After Major Legal Victory

Members of Safai Karamchari Andolan protest in Dehli in August. (Twitter/Bezwada Wilson) By Ankush Pal / Waging Nonviolence In late August, hundreds of women sanitation workers came together at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar. The 18th-century astronomical observatory has become a popular place to publicly show dissent in India due to its proximity to the Parliament, a little […]

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Considering Bandcamp’s Changing Role in Music Industry Amid Layoffs

Photo by Alexey Ruban on Unsplash By Shealeigh Voitl / Project Censored Much has been said about how broken the music streaming structure is for artists. Music insiders have long criticized services for their lack of transparency and disregard for songwriters and performers. Just last week, Music Business Worldwide reported that Spotify plans to slash its already meager royalty […]