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Talking Union · 1d ago

Dolores Huerta – A New Film

  An exciting  new film is in the theaters giving the life and struggle of Dolores Huerta. Although often ignored by the Anglo media and Anglo centric histories, Dolores Huerta tirelessly le...
Talking Union · 4d ago

Renegotiating NAFTA Would Be a Lot Easier, If We Knew What We Wanted

Stan Sorcher, Labor Rep. SPEEA/IFPTE Updated Sep 06, 2017 The Trump administration just started the process of renegotiating NAFTA, the trade deal between the US, Canada, and Mexico that bec...
Talking Union · 1W ago

Labor’s Southern Strategy

by Chris Brooks and Gene Bruskin Once again, the United Auto Workers have been defeated in a union election at Nissan, this time in the rural town of Canton, Miss. After failed organizing dr...
Talking Union · 1W ago

The Dreamers Were Created by NAFTA

JUSTICE FOR DREAMERS – PUNISH THE AUTHORS OF FORCED MIGRATION By David Bacon Working In These Times, 9/8/17 https://davidbaconrealitycheck.blogspot.com/2017/09/justice-for-dreamers-punish-au...
Talking Union · 2W ago

How the UAW Lost at Nissan

by Dianne Feeley IN EARLY AUGUST the UAW’s union recognition campaign at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi ended in a disastrous 63% “no” vote — 10% greater than the loss at Volkswagen...
Talking Union · 3W ago

A Tale Of Many Cities: Potholes in the Road To Municipal Reform

by Steve Early There is no better role model for aspiring radical scribes than Juan Gonzalez. The country’s leading Latino journalist is co-host of Democracy Now!, a former columnist for the...
Talking Union · 3W ago

Dolores Huerta: Labor Hero

by Deborah Klugman While Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez are ubiquitous in history textbooks, Huerta is most often sidelined. Many people, then and now, took her to be Chavez’s subor...
Talking Union · 3W ago

How the ILWU Stopped Fascists

What role should the labor movement play in beating back the resurgence of fascism? Resistance, while a powerful concept, is far too vague. Local 10, the San Francisco Bay Area branch of the...
Talking Union · 3W ago

Stand Together on Labor Day

Labor Day isn’t just about cookouts and mattress sales, it’s about American workers—like you, your colleagues and me—who serve our communities every day, who make up the middle class, and wh...
Talking Union · 3W ago

How Today’s Unions Help Working People

How today’s unions help working people Giving workers the power to improve their jobs and unrig the economy Report • By Josh Bivens, Lora Engdahl, Elise Gould, Teresa Kroeger, Celine McNicho...