Adam Kader has a nice article on the I.W.W. organizing of Starbucks. That might sound weird. The I.W.W? Didn’t it disappear 80 years ago? Well, more or less. It’s always been there with a
One of the worst laws of the late 19th century was the 1887 Dawes Act. Allowing the government to gut the Indian reservations by providing small allotments to individual Native Americans and selling t
This week, I want to highlight the excellent blog on Latin American affairs, Bloggings by Boz. Boz has provided seminal coverage of Latin American affairs for years. This is a blog with some readershi
Embarrassing. However, at least Douthat is honest here. Anti-abortion crusaders are rarely about the children and often about the encasing of women into idealized and repressive gender roles. Everyone
I’m going to be on the Rick Smith Show tonight at 10:30 p.m. Eastern to talk about the issues brought up in today’s post about radical labor. Feel the charisma come across the intertubes!
Matt Yglesias disagrees with my call for increased radicalization among labor in kind of a weird way. He argues that the modern economy has treated working-class people well, using increased rates of
Good news here: The labor board is proposing to tighten up the process by ensuring that employers, employees and unions receive needed information sooner and by delaying litigation over many voter-eli
As I expressed last week when thinking about the Huffington Post boycott and its broader implications for the blogosphere, I noted that we are long past the time when the blogosphere was the relative