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Dollar General Workers Refuse To Be Silenced

Mike Kuhlenbeck The Progressive
Dollar General is one of the lowest-paying major retail chains, with average wages barely above the $7.25 federal minimum. Low pay is made worse by the lack of hours allotted to workers. In response workers are starting to organize.

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Revolutionary Grounds

Jana Silverman The Forge
The main thing that I would say to comrades is: don't just do the propaganda. Don't just be in the campus group. Go and meet workers in your local high street and unionize them. That is the best thing a socialist could do: help to organize the working class where we find them today and fight the issues that they're facing today.

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Starbucks Workers Have the Company on Its Back Foot

David Sirota Jacobin
With unionization taking off at Starbucks, the company is quietly admitting that it’s in a bind: unionization threatens its low-wage model, but union busting hurts its public image as a supposedly progressive company.

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Seize the Time: Biden’s Labor Board and a New Workers’ Up-Rising

Peter Olney and Rand Wilson Stansbury Forum
It’s not often there is a strategic opening created by the confluence of a favorable NLRB, a supportive presidency, a tight job market, and a roiling economy. This is not a time to cling to paradigms wedded to past conditions. Now we can "Think Big."

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Socialists Are Trying To Revive the American Labor Movement

Gabriel Winant and Teagan Harris Jacobin
The Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee, a partnership between socialists and the United Electrical Workers union, is trying to be at the heart of a new mass labor resurgence. Their success could help millions of workers.

Friday Nite Videos | April 29, 2022

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Why Can’t These Republicans Remember What They Did on January 6th? An Evening with Brendan O'Hara. Starbucks' Illegal Union-Busting Campaign. Gorsuch Challenges U.S. Colonialism in SCOTUS Ruling on Puerto Rico. Sick, and Home All Alone.
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