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    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MISS.—In 2001, Michael Muhammad, a 45-year-old baker from Detroit, moved 1,000 miles south to rural Fayette, Miss. Muhammad saw opportunity in the town’s cheap land, low...
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    He was alone and miserable, cleaning up a strike station in Peoria, Illinois, where members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) had lived in the heat and the cold.
    The UAW had just folded its standoff...
  3. Momentum Builds for Massive West Coast May Day Strike

    This article was first posted by Labor Notes.
    Shop steward Tomas Mejia sensed something was different when 600 janitors streamed into the Los Angeles union hall February 16—far more than for a...
  4. View of the Swamp from Across the Pond

    Almost every BBC television news bulletin starts these days with a picture of your president signing his name on an executive order. One gets the impression of a man continually—and with a...
  5. The Insurance Industry Would Make a Killing From Trumpcare

    There’s been a lot of talk about just who was hurt and helped by Obamacare and who will profit or be imperiled by the next phase of health care legislation. Yet health insurance executives have...
  6. The Dangers of Salting Under Trump

    This article was first posted by Jacobin.
    Attacks on the American labor movement have often been swift, dramatic, even violent. The 1947 Taft-Hartley Act was such a widespread attack on labor rights...
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    This piece was originally published at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
    Paul Krugman criticized the Trump administration for its budget, which would cut or eliminate many programs that...
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    The Best Police Money Can Buy

    If one were to produce an infomercial proclaiming the benefits of a corporate-run high-tech police state, the result might be something like the new Fox series APB. The show follows the adventures of...
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    Blowback from Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal swept through the streets of downtown Chicago on Tuesday, as a group of about 200 activists marched to the Bank of America building where a...
  10. Only a Free Press Can Get to the Bottom of the Trump-Russia Scandal

    This post first appeared at BillMoyers.com.
    Monday’s hearing of the House Intelligence Committee was proof positive of the absolute need for both a special prosecutor and an independent,...
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    Welcome to Interviews for Resistance. Since election night 2016, the streets of the United States have rung with resistance. People all over the country have woken up with the conviction that they...
  12. Paid Sick Leave Bill Provokes Showdown in Maryland

    ANNAPOLIS – A showdown is looming between Democratic Party lawmakers and the state’s Republican governor over legislation designed to guarantee most Maryland workers the right to paid...
  13. What Immigrant Rights Activists Can Learn From the Original Sanctuary Movement

    This story first appeared at Jacobin.
    The word “sanctuary” has taken center stage in recent weeks for the first time in several decades. Across the country, churches, restaurants,...
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    Our Cotton Colonies

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  15. How States Are Trying to End the Disability Unemployment Crisis

    Data in the newly released 2016 Disability Statistics Compendium are highlighting a pernicious, and complex, disparity for the disability community: unemployment. In 2015, less than 35 percent of...
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    Resister’s Digest is a weekly roundup that spotlights ways readers can connect with and learn about campaigns to oppose President Donald Trump’s agenda, protect human rights and promote...
  17. How the Left Is Using Tea Party Tactics To Take On Both the GOP and the Democratic Establishment

    If rumors about protesters being paid turn out to be true, this country might be closer to full employment than the most recent jobs report claims. Kicking off with the Women’s March, the day...
  18. From the Alt-Right to the White House, White Nationalism and Misogyny Go Hand in Hand

    Addressing an audience at a rally in Florida on February 18, President Trump yet again used his bully pulpit for harebrained fear mongering:
    “You look at what’s happening last night in...
  19. Staughton Lynd Is Building a New World in the Basement of the Old

    Shortly after Donald Trump’s election, I traveled to Niles, Ohio, a small, struggling city on the outskirts of Youngstown, part of what’s known as Steel Valley—though the industry...
  20. Trump vs. the Media: Who Will Win?

    So now, two months into his presidency, we have a full-on war between the Trump administration and the media, with escalation on both sides. Trump’s incessant efforts to brand the...
  21. What Slashing the Labor Department Budget by 21 Percent Would Mean

    The Trump administration’s “budget blueprint” would devastate worker safety, job training programs and legal services essential to low-income workers. Its cuts include a 21 percent,...
  22. How San Francisco Student Activists Made College Free Again

    This fall, San Francisco is set to offer something no other U.S. city does: tuition-free college for all residents, whether they’re low-income immigrants or the children of tech CEOs.
    On...
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    For University of Missouri-Kansas City Law professor Douglas Linder, one of the striking things about the Nazi war criminals tried at Nuremberg was “the ordinariness of the defendants: men who...
  24. Trump and the GOP Want to Make It Even Easier for Police to Get Military Gear

    In his first speech as attorney general last month Jeff Sessions signaled that he intends to “pull back” on federal oversight of local law enforcement, reversing course on a key police...
  25. Pregnant Women and Mothers Are Being Criminalized By Their Care Providers

    This story was originally published on Alternet.org.
    These days Christine Taylor probably thinks twice before confiding in medical personnel. In 2010, when Taylor was 22 and pregnant, she fell down...
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