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David Moberg is a senior editor of In These Times.
Fight for $15 Catches Nation's Attention With Surprise One-Day Strike
Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: In These Times
Even though it still has a long way to go, Fight for $15 has reason to celebrate.
Atlantic City Casino Workers’ Bargaining Is Going Down to the Wire, and a Strike Is Still Possible
Posted on: Jul 3, 2016, Source: In These Times
The local economy depends heavily on the gaming industry and, consequently, on the stable, “middle-class” incomes that unionized workers have won.
After Contract Talks Break Down, Nearly 40,000 Verizon Workers Set to Strike This Wednesday
Posted on: Apr 12, 2016, Source: In These Times
The unions are fighting to keep high-quality working class jobs in the United States.
Would Obama's Supreme Court Nominee Support Workers?
Posted on: Mar 17, 2016, Source: In These Times
Why there's reason to doubt that Merrick Garland would be progressive on workers' rights if his nomination goes through.
10 Governors Races to Watch in 2014
Posted on: Apr 23, 2014, Source: In These Times
A guide for progressives and working people.
A Death Knell for the McJob?
Posted on: Dec 9, 2013, Source: In These Times
Strikes in 100 cities signal a sea change in attitudes about low-wage work.
Meet Obama's Anti-Labor, Subprime-Lending, Housekeeper-Mistreating Billionaire Nominee for Commerce Secretary
Posted on: May 28, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman interviews Aaron Mate and David Moberg on his article, "3 Troubling Things To Know About Billionaire Penny Pritzker."
Why the Chicago Teachers Strike Is Really About Better Schools
Posted on: Sep 10, 2012, Source: In These Times
The Chicago Teachers Union has pushed for smaller classes, enriched curriculum, better supplies and facilities, and more counselors and support staff.
Chicago Teachers Weigh Strike Option Over Employer Demands
Posted on: May 3, 2012, Source: In These Times
Demoralized after being scapegoated for problems in Chicago Public Schools, Chicago's teachers are gearing up for what could be their first strike since 1987.
Rx for U.S. Health (and Healthcare): A Politics of Solidarity and Equality
Posted on: Apr 1, 2012, Source: In These Times
The same free-market politics that opposes even the conservative compromise of the Affordable Care Act lies behind policy shifts that have greatly increased inequality.
Time to Increase, Not Cut, Social Security Benefits
Posted on: Mar 18, 2012, Source: In These Times
Social Security is not in crisis. But there is a real retirement crisis, and the AFL-CIO is calling for increased benefits to meet that challenge.
Wal-Mart Warehouse Workers Move Ahead in Fight for Justice
Posted on: Feb 5, 2012, Source: In These Times
Warehouse workers in two distribution centers fight back against mass layoffs, threats, wage theft, and awful working conditions--and win support from a judge.
Wal-Mart's Shocking Impact on the Lives of Hundreds of Millions of People
Posted on: Apr 28, 2011, Source: The American Prospect
Wal-Mart's actions shape our landscape, work, income distribution, consumption patterns, politics and culture, and the organization of industries, from California to China.
Here's the Skinny on Why Wal-Mart Is So Evil (and Has Made Such a Killing)
Posted on: Oct 2, 2009, Source: In These Times
Wal-Mart's origins in the Ozarks created a patriarchal and religiously-tinged corporate culture that dominated the American marketplace.
Can Progressives Love Obama?
Posted on: Sep 9, 2008, Source: In These Times
Obama has always been more centrist than many have wanted to admit. But it's the possibility of what his presidency can deliver that's so important.
Unions Create Their Own MoveOn
Posted on: Aug 31, 2008, Source: The Nation
Meet Working America: a 2.5 million online member organization created by the AFL-CIO with a working-class base and a strategy to win.
State of the Union: SEIU Faces Dissent In the Ranks
Posted on: Apr 23, 2008, Source: In These Times
The political fight developing within SEIU has broad implications for the labor movement and progressive politics.
The Health Care Union War
Posted on: Apr 21, 2008, Source: In These Times
A dispute between competing health care unions turns physical and ugly.
Lessons of the Writers' Strike
Posted on: Mar 24, 2008, Source: In These Times
The Writers Guild strike that ended in February proved the power of organizing by creative workers. Now, actors in Hollywood may use the same script.
Hey Dude, Where's My Vacation?
Posted on: Jun 22, 2007, Source: In These Times
America is the richest country in the world -- so why does this country deny its workers mandated paid vacations and sick days?
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