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A human right, commodified and rendered zero-sum.

“Slums. Washington, D.C.” Carl Mydans, 1935, Farm Security Administration — Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) https://www.loc.gov/item/2017758811/
“Slums. Washington, D.C.” Carl Mydans, 1935, Farm Security Administration — Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) https://www.loc.gov/item/2017758811/


The PRO Act would help workers who want to form a union

A rally in downtown Los Angeles to support unionizing Alabama Amazon workers. Photo: Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images


Life in the Time of the Coronavirus

A worker at a Tyson beef plant says the president’s executive order is putting her in danger

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A 10-point checklist to help you determine when conservative groups are trying to feed you disinformation on minimum-wage increases

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Power Trip

Want a better world? Don’t leave workers behind.

Photo by Mason Trinca for The Washington Post/Getty Images

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