Want to celebrate May Day? Fight for antifascist unions.

Late last summer, ahead of the first anniversary of Heather Heyer's killing in Charlottesville, Kooper Caraway wrote a blog post for the website of the Sioux Falls AFL-CIO, a labor council representing mostly immigrants, refugees, and workers of color in an overwhelmingly white state that is historically hostile to unions.

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Want Unions? There’s (apparently) an app for that.

On issue after issue across the whole spectrum of progressive public policy, a divide is growing between those who believe the present system can, with the right tweaks, be made to work, and those who see the system as rotten to the core, requiring root-and-branch reformation.

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Andy Stern is back. This time, it's ed reform.

Andy Stern, former President of Service Employees’ International Union (SEIU)—whose name is still synonymous with unionism by fiat, and who was unceremoniously ejected from the labor movement in 2010—is back in the news with a piece on charters and education reform for The Daily Beast.

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Transparency and Equity: Denver Teachers Vote to Strike

Nik Arnoldi is a fifth year art teacher at Escalante-Biggs Academy. It’s an Early Childhood Center in Denver Public Schools (DPS), just under an eleven mile drive from Denver International Airport. It’s a good school; because of Denver’s “school choice” system, there’s a wait list to get in.

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Revolt Against Amazon

One thing remains clear, though: there is nothing in this deal that will help any union organize the core of Amazon’s business, of which it’s said that, “being homeless is better than working for Amazon.”

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Organizing Through the Anxiety

Talking with your coworkers is hard. Having a weak union — or no union — is much harder. The way we build power is by learning to trust each other, and you build that trust one conversation at a time.

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