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Flight Attendants Fighting Back

Jennifer Gonnerman The New Yorker
Sara Nelson, the head of the flight attendants’ union, leads her members through turbulent times and mounts a major organizing drive at Delta.

The Devastating Economic Impacts of an Abortion Ban

Sheelah Kolhatkar The New Yorker
The legalization of abortion, had dramatic effects on the ages at which and the circumstances under which women became mothers. It reduced the number of teen-age mothers by a third, and that of women who got married as teen-agers by a fifth.

books

Standing Up: Tales of Struggle - Art Imitates Life

Jane LaTour New York Labor History Association
The stories in Standing Up are linked thematically and appear in chronological order, beginning with 1970. For those of us who have similarly spent time as organizers, the book feels like an anthropological field trip into the past.

There Is No Labor Shortage, Only Labor Exploitation

Sonali Kolhatkar Independent Media Institute
"This moment provides opportunities to raise wage demands, but it must be a moment where workers organize in order to sustain and pursue demands for improvements in their living and working conditions.”
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