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Black Lives Matter Activists and Union Members Band Together Against Scott Walker

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By Diamond 2:56 pm March 11, 2015 Wisconsin’s attack against unionized workers and police brutality against people of color are two sides of the same coin say activists. From ThinkProgress: Activists took to the streets by the thousands in Madison, Wisconsin on Wednesday with a long list of grievances — ranging from the police killing of unarmed […]

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NYC Fast Food Workers Strike; Demand Higher Wages and Unionization

Fast food workers at various NYC restaurants walked off the job today, protesting low wages and backlash against efforts to unionize. This is tthe biggest effort to unionize fast food employees ever in the U.S.

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Yellow Flag: What the NFL Reminded Me About Strikes

By Summer M. 8:22 am October 1, 2012 Last week, NFL referees came to a tentative agreement with the league after several months of negotiations. The end to the months long strike was more than likely compelled by a particularly horrific call, one so bad the league had to issue a “Yeah, they really got that one […]

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