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What labor should learn from Trump’s victory

by Michael Hirsch, Saulo Colón, Murray Schneider and Lois Weiner

 

[ed. note: This essay is a response to two articles that appeared in the New Labor Forum following the presidential election in...

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Both Major Teachers’ Unions Oppose Betsy De Vos

Today was the first day of hearings. Republicans praised her and Democrats raised several important issues including her role as a leading opponent of public schools. The vote will be next week,...

 

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Was a Democratic Socialist

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.by Peter Dreier

 

As we celebrate his birthday, it is easy to forget that Rev. Martin Luther King was a democratic socialist.

In 1964, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, he observed that the United...

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Restoring Trust after Free Trade Charade

by Stan Sorscher

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The 2016 elections threw a bucket of cold water into the face of free-trade orthodoxy. It’s no surprise that voters in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere...

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Both Teachers’ Unions Call for the Defeat of Betsy DeVos

Both teachers unions, the AFT and the NEA are working to defeat the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education by Donald Trump.  they have generated over 90,000 letters and emails. You can...

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