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Building Communities of Solidarity

Fernando E. Gapasin, Bill Fletcher Jr. and Bill Gallegos Monthly Review
Veteran labor organizer Fernando Gapasin is interviewed by Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Bill Gallegos. "I dedicated myself to ending racism and building worker power by building democratic working-class organizations from the bottom up."

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Biden Forges Ahead with His Pro-Union Agenda on Several Fronts

Maegan Vazquez CNN
President Biden's statement on Tuesday urging the U.S. House of Representatives to approve the Protecting the Right to Organize Act follows his earlier support for workers who want to organize an Amazon warehouse in Alabama.

The Rise of the Private Police

Amelia Pollard The American Prospect
In South Africa, private security companies have eclipsed the police force, threatening the state’s democratic authority and replicating apartheid-era racial inequality. Is the U.S. next?

The Redistricting Landscape, 2021–22

Michael Li Brennan Center for Justice
Political, legal, and demographic changes, along with census delays, will shape the fight for fair maps and representation.

The Fight for $15 Is Looking Good

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
The CBO finds that the raise would boost the incomes of 17 million Americans, and most probably 27 million Americans—that is, close to a fifth of the entire American workforce.
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