A meal being served by a Food Not Bombs group in Sarasota, Florida in this Dec. 26, 2007 photograph. (Wikimedia Commons)
24 Feb 2016

Laura Flanders: Pirates, Hackers, And The Sharing Economy

The Laura Flanders Show: How misfits change the economy. Removing legal barriers to a REAL sharing economy. A vital battle over unions at the Supreme Court.

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"United We Bargain, Divided We Beg" sign from February 23, 2011 Labor Rally in La Crosse, WI. (tinfoilraccoon on Flickr)
22 Jan 2016

Supreme Court Could Cripple Unions, Increase Inequality

A case currently before the Supreme Court could become another debilitating blow to what remains of the US labor movement.

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Bernie Sanders points as he takes a question during a September 27, 2015 campaign event in Des Moines, Idaho. (Wikimedia Commons / Phil Roeder)
18 Dec 2015

Bernie Sanders Wins Endorsements From CWA And DFA; DNC Attacks

After Bernie Sanders netted two important endorsements, the Democratic Party establishment accused his team of improper access to digital campaign records.

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A close-up photograph of two Oreo cookies. (Wikimedia Commons / Evan-Amos)
12 Aug 2015

Nabisco To Ship Jobs To Mexico

As the White House pushes for more corporate trade deals like TPP, the effects from older ones are still leaving their mark on American workers. Nabisco, now owned by Mondelez International, plans to get rid of half of the workers at the the company’s Southwest Side Chicago bakery and send the jobs to a new facility in Salinas, Mexico. The Mexican facility will now be responsible for making some of Nabisco’s most popular products, including Oreos, and Ritz crackers. In total the Chicago plant will lose 600 jobs and nine production lines.

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