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The IATSE Contract Vote Is a Worst-Case Scenario

Alex N Press JACOBIN
he film and TV workers’ union IATSE ratified a pair of contracts on Monday, despite a majority of ballots being cast against the larger of the two deals. Thanks to the union’s Electoral College–style voting system, that contract passed anyway.

Why the Media Loves Labor Now

Ben Smith The New York Times
Mr. August and Mr. Steier said the Chief would publish a new stream of national labor coverage early next year, and Mr. August said he hoped to eventually double the paper’s staff, which now stands at three reporters.

How to Rebuild the Democratic Party

Natalie Shure The New Republic
Strikers on picket line.
With prospects dimming for national Democrats to wield power, the time is ripe for the party to go local.