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EPI Honors Krugman with Distinguished Economist Award Paul Krugman, The New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist, was honored last night with the Economic Policy Institute’s (EPI) first-ever Distinguished Economist Award. In this EPI video, Krugman …Continue reading →

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Apple Computer Hoards Cash, Makes Products in Abusive Conditions Go to any gathering, and you’ll find nearly every person carrying an iPhone or an iPad, despite the Apple Computer’s dismal record on labor practices. Apple executives must be laughing all the way …Continue reading →

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‘Recall Walker’ Drive Faces Sneak Attack from Wisconsin Republicans The drive to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) gets officially under way Nov. 15, when the United Wisconsin coalition will file papers with Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board to begin …Continue reading →

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2012 Labor Books Catalog Now Available The just-released 2012 edition of the UCS Labor Books Catalog provides a well-stocked toolbox of books, pamphlets and more, offering scores of classic and new titles on topics ranging from …Continue reading →

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At G-20 Summit, Union Leaders to Demand ‘Robin Hood’ Tax on Speculators As world leaders head to France for the the G-20 economic summit in Cannes, labor leaders from around the globe will gather nearby to represent the needs of the world’s …Continue reading →

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Join and Follow Nov. 3 Rallies to Make Wall St. Pay Its Fair Share From California to Capitol Hill to Cannes, France, on Nov. 3 nurses from National Nurses United (NNU) and other union members and community activists will call on the leaders of …Continue reading →

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How Rich Are the Richest? Here’s How The Occupy Wall Street movement has been proven correct about the wealthiest 1 percent getting vastly richer while the rest of us 99 percent-ers are falling further behind. Now, United …Continue reading →

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Ohio Union Volunteers Turning Up the Heat on Issue 2 AFT President Randi Weingarten joined hundreds of Ohio union volunteers to mobilize to defeat Issue 2. AFL-CIO Field Communications Coordinator Andrew Richards files this report on the fight in Ohio …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Happy July 4! Let’s Keep It Made in America In honor of America’s birthday, July 4, for the past week we have been highlighting...
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