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Organizing Continues in the South

Various authors
Lots of attention has been on the Amazon unionization campaign in Alabama. But other workers are organizing in the South too: to form unions, win contracts, defend gains and enforce labor laws. Here is a small sample.

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Danny Glover: Why I’m in Alabama with Amazon Workers

Sarah Anderson Inequality.org
What role will the Amazon warehouse workers of Bessemer play in the organizing history of the south? We’ll find out on March 30, the day after the workers’ deadline for submitting their mail-in union ballots.

For Hope, Look South

Nelson Perez-Olney The Stansbury Forum
man standing on Pettus Bridge Every part of this country, north south east and west, owes its origin and wealth to our “peculiar institution” as well as other less notorious programs of government sanctioned/ignored exploitation and murder of the poor, immigrants, women.

Preempting Progress

Hunter Blair, David Cooper, Julia Wolfe, and Jaimie Worker Economic Policy Institute
State interference in local policymaking prevents people of color, women, and low-income workers from making ends meet in the South

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No Evil Foods is Evil to Workers

Joe Atkins Labor South
No Evil Foods in Asheville, North Carolina, may make good El Zapatista but Emiliano would be very unhappy with the way it treats its workers
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