Labor

                
  • Mission accomplished: Labor kicks ass

    Mission accomplished: Labor kicks ass

    November 10, 2006

    Labor’s challenge in this election was to provide the organizing to transform the workers’ frustration and anger into political power, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney said at a post-election press conference Nov. 8. It was not only...

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  • Louise Parry, working-class robin

    Louise Parry, working-class robin

    November 3, 2006

    When Louise Parry died suddenly last June 29 at the age of 85, she left unfinished reading on her bedside table: David McCullough’s “John Adams,” Frances L. Broderick’s study of the great W.E.B. Du Bois, Eric...

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  • Worse than union-busting

    Worse than union-busting

    November 3, 2006

    A television ad playing in Michigan this September seemed innocent enough: an adorable little girl in braids, a schoolroom filled to the brim with the latest colorful learning aids and enthusiastic students eager to learn. But...

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  • Inequalitys cause: loss of power

    Inequalitys cause: loss of power

    November 3, 2006

    Recent data show economists, not welders and machinists, need retraining Recently, there has been growing recognition of the enormous increase in U.S. income inequality that has occurred over the last 25 years, bringing back inequality levels...

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  • Oaxaca bleeds, but does not give up

    Oaxaca bleeds, but does not give up

    November 3, 2006

    News Analysis On Oct. 29, the rightist lame duck president of Mexico, Vicente Fox Quezada, sent in 4,000 Federal Protective Police armed with tanks, helicopters, water cannons and high powered rifles to clear the southern city...

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