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With a structure set in 1955, many state and local labor councils face problems
Immigration, same sex marriage … today’s unions have moved beyond a 1980s agenda.
To change our game we must realize that the union structure isolates us into sector silos.
Massive mobilization of people beats wealth and power.
If Michigan can become a right-to-work state, every state is in jeopardy.
This year’s Oregon races won’t attract national attention, which makes our fights harder.
A message to labor from U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)
People who work for a living are all on the same side.
We can’t afford tax incentives that undermine efforts to rebuild America’s economy.
What Wisconsin foreshadows in November is a battle of epic proportion.