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Teachers on Strike

March 26, 2014
Education Professor Lois Weiner breaks down what connects tens of thousands of striking teachers in the UK, and why American teachers have not been launching their own major strikes

Industries Across the U.S. Are Stealing Wages From Their Lowest Paid Workers

March 19, 2014

Fast food worker Tenesha Green describes how she personally experienced wage theft on the job, while law expert Rebecca Smith explains the significance of the lawsuits against McDonald’s after New York forces McD’s owner to pay half a million dollars to employees for back pay

'Tres Amigos'

February 19, 2014
Jeff Faux and John Ackerman say that neoliberal policies have created out- of-control violence and a humanitarian crisis in Mexico

North American Day of Action Against The TPP

February 1, 2014

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Reactions to the State of the Union address

January 29, 2014
David Cay Johnston: Put in historical context, a $10.10 minimum wage is still substantially lower than it was in the 1960s

Obama’s Minimum Wage Hike Excludes Fed Workers Currently Under Contract

January 28, 2014

Amy Traub: Obama’s $10.10 minimum wage hike is a clear victory for hundreds of thousands of workers of new or renewed contracts but will still exclude a large group once enacted next year

Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law

December 11, 2013
Tudor Bradatan: Public pressure spurred Romanian Parliament to reject amendments to county’s mining laws that would have likely expanded mining and fracking projects.

Latin America

September 3, 2013
Farmers and their supporters protesting so called “Free Trade Agreements” that would likely eliminate their livelihoods

Trade Rules and the Operations of Multinational Corporations

August 29, 2013
Vijay Prashad: Allowing big firms to enter your country to modernize agriculture is very dangerous because essentially you are losing sovereignty over your food. Part 3 of 4