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Talking Union · 5d ago

Puzder Withdraws!

  Si Se Puede! We have great news to share with you. News has just broken that Trump’s unqualified, anti-worker nominee to be U.S. Labor Secretary, Andy Puzder, has withdrawn his nomination ...
Talking Union · 1W ago

Myths About Immigration

Myths about immigration. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has created some information cards concerning some of the most popular myths about immigration. For example, the myt...
Talking Union · 1W ago

Why U.S. Unions Must Organize Globally

by Carl Proper “If a worker in China or India can do the same work as one in the United States, then the laws of economics dictate that they will end up earning similar wages….  That’s good ...
Talking Union · 2W ago

Longshore Workers Stop Work

Longshore Workers Stop Work- for one day On the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, many Americans wrung their hands. Some took to social media to express their discontent while others prote...
Talking Union · 2W ago

Did someone just say “Industrial Policy”?

by Stan Sorscher Let’s take a breath and step back from our circus-like introduction to the Trump era. A few weeks ago, we were trying to decode voters’ messages in the US and UK. Donald Tru...
Talking Union · 2W ago

Interviews for Resistance: On Treating Trump Like a Bad Boss

by Sarah Jaffe Interview with Ben Speight Ben Speight is the organizing director of Teamsters Local 728 in Georgia. (Fred Nye/ IBT photographer)   As Republicans introduce legislation that w...
Talking Union · 2W ago

Labor Strategy in the Age of Trump

by Rand Wilson King’s strategic advice to striking Memphis sanitation workers is still useful for workers today.  Photo: UFCW (CC BY-NC 2.0) Adapted from remarks by Rand Wilson on January 16...
Talking Union · 2W ago

Defend Public Schools: Defeat DeVos

The Senate education committee just voted to advance Betsy DeVos’ nomination for secretary of education. Next she’ll face the real test: a vote of the entire senate. It’s taken almost a mont...
Talking Union · 3W ago

Betsy DeVos and Blackwater

By Marc Norton Blackwater founder Erik Prince, who has been called “America’s most notorious mercenary” by author and journalist Jeremy Scahill, has emerged as an influential advisor to the ...
Talking Union · 3W ago

We Need a Rank-and-File Labor Insurgency from Below

by Dan La Botz In the DSA’s “Talking Union” Carl Goldman and Kurt Stand argue against the National Political Committee (NPC) statement that calls for “the absolute necessity of a bottom-up l...