Winston: How Charter Schools Bust Unions

October 5, 2016

“A 2014 study found that in 2012 about 7 percent of charter schools were unionized,” writes Hella Winston in Slate. “That same year, 68 percent of traditional public school teachers were members of unions.” […]

Workers at Electrolux Memphis Factory Vote for Union

September 27, 2016

Employees at the Electrolux appliance factory in Memphis voted Tuesday to unionize. By a margin of more than 2 to 1, workers voted for representation by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, business manager Paul Shaffer said. […]

Renters Rise Up for National Day of Action

September 23, 2016

“What if I told you about 110 million Americans, the majority of them eligible voters, facing one of the country’s greatest challenges, who have never been formally organized on a mass scale?” writes David Dayen in In These Times. “What if I told you that, if molded into a political force, they could swing […]

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