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Monthly Archives: February 2014

When Culture Eclipses Class | The American Prospect

Harold Meyerson on “how the UAW could organize NYU grad students and not Chattanooga, Tennessee auto workers:” America is where class struggle gets derailed by culture wars. It’s happened throughout our history. It happened again last week in Chattanooga. For more than a decade, the ability of the United Auto Workers to win good contracts for its members—clustered in GM,…

Union Advantage for Black Workers | Center for Economic and Policy Research

For over 50 years, black workers in the United States have found union representation to be a source of higher quality jobs than would otherwise be available. These jobs played an important role in creating a path to the middle class for many African Americans and their families. A new report from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), demonstrates that despite a…

Unions and Worker Co-ops: Working Together | GEO

Mary Hoyer, co-chair, Union Co-ops Council of the U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives, reported on December’s Cinncinati Union Co-op Symposium: As explained by Rob Witherell of USW, the union co-op effort isn’t just about one or two co-ops, but about a vision of a new economy which will be accountable, sustainable, replicable, and of benefit to all rather than simply…

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