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Frito-Lay Strike Settled

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On July 31, 2021
Frito-Lay workers in Topeka have been on strike over their atrocious working conditions and long hours. The union won a small victory, getting some slight improvements. This is really something. Hundreds of Frito-Lay employees ratified a contract on Saturday, ending a nearly three-week strike over forced overtime and long hours that many workers said had […]
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The Athletes Strike

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On August 27, 2020
I was happy to be interviewed for this Marketplace story on the athletes strike last night in protest of police brutality. The quote they used–that NBA billionaire owners could theoretically have influence in their home states but that Wisconsin Republicans aren’t going to care either way may not have been the pull I would have […]

Wildcat Strikes!

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On August 26, 2020

I want to be clear here, since this is massively misreported. What NBA players and now even MLB (!!!!) players are doing today is engaging in a wildcat strike against racial injustice. This is fundame

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