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Extreme Cities: Ground Zero for Climate Change

How do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, we speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders on just that.
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The Complete Picture of Our Work Culture

What if we told the people we cared about just what we thought of them more often, and not just the bad stuff either, but also the good. Secondly, how about we did the...

Labor Looks Up After Amazon Union Vote

“The opportunities for labor right now are virtually limitless,” says Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, the country’s largest labor federation. With Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama igniting the fight to unionize and the...

Standing Up To The Sacklers

Art organizations and sponsorship dollars have gone hand in hand for decades. But with backlash and protests over donors ethics, should cultural institutions begin looking into new funding streams? This week on the Laura...

New Media, Old Problems: Buzzfeed, Vox, and Vice Unionize

The media layoffs are here. It's new media’s sky-is-falling moment. Instead of the promised golden age, we're seeing rolling cutbacks and massive layoffs at digital darlings like VICE and BuzzFeed. Is that it for...

How We Can End Gender-Based Violence

How do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, we speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders on just that.

How to Make a Democratic Economy

About The strength of the U.S. economy is often at the center of debate during an election season. But whether the economy is good or bad, there is no denying that America’s economy is neither...
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United Action to Keep Workers Down

Just six percent of private sector workers belong to a union in the US, but that doesn’t mean we’re short of united action on our economy.  For weeks now, employers and their lobbies have been...
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Worker Co-ops Coped With Covid. Why Can’t Others?

Workers in Chicago, at the nation’s most famous tortilla factory recently staged a one day walk-out, only to find themselves locked out when they tried to return to their workplace. They wanted to work, employees...

Frontline Workers and Labor Unions: Covid-19

A special thanks to our Patreon community for supporting us through this difficult time and making it possible to keep this content free for everyone. New York State might have "flattened the curve," but the...

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