Unite Queer

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By Kate Redburn

Out in the Union, a new book by Miriam Frank, shows that unions have been crucial to the growth and success of the modern LGBT rights movement. {…}

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Belabored Podcast #57: Organizing the South, with Ben Speight

By Sarah Jaffe and Michelle Chen ·  July 25, 2014 ·  Blog

This week, Belabored talks to Ben Speight, a veteran organizer with Teamsters 728 in Georgia, about building the labor movement in the South. Plus: transgender discrimination at Hobby Lobby, teachers supporting postal workers, and why workers should have a say in who runs the company. {…}

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More Horror Than Hope: The Comic Art of World War 3 Illustrated

By Paul Buhle ·  July 24, 2014 ·  Blog

Since the late 1970s, World War 3 Illustrated has channeled comic artists’ outrage at a world of endless war, ecological exploitation, and the brutalization of social relations. {…}

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Putin’s Cold New World

What we have observed in Ukraine confirms that Vladimir Putin’s Russia is irredeemable. {…}

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Hurling the Little Streets Against the Great: Marshall Berman’s Perennial Modernism

By Todd Gitlin ·  July 18, 2014 ·  Online Articles

For Marshall Berman, the street was not just the site where modernism was enacted; it was modernism incarnate. {…}

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How Social Movements Can Win More Victories Like Same-Sex Marriage

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler ·  July 16, 2014 ·  Blog

The rapidly expanding victory around same-sex marriage demonstrates how a transformational vision can create social change. {…}

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Reforming the Banks for Good

Today, the top banks are larger than they were before the crisis and engage in many of the same behaviors that led to the financial meltdown. How can we end “too big to fail” once and for all? {…}

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Belabored Podcast #56: The Post–Harris v. Quinn Future

By Sarah Jaffe and Michelle Chen ·  July 11, 2014 ·  Blog

What does Harris v. Quinn mean for home care workers, for other public sector workers, and for any of us who care about labor? Belabored asks Harvard Law professor Benjamin Sachs and Minnesota care worker Sumer Spika. Plus: strikes in California and Greece, labor struggles at the opera, and more. {…}

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Should We Abolish the CIA?

By Norman Birnbaum ·  July 9, 2014 ·  Online Articles

It is time to ask how we can end our pathological dependence on the ineffective and swollen agency. {…}

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Letter From Jerusalem

By Jo-Ann Mort ·  July 8, 2014 ·  Blog

The myth of a united Jerusalem has helped lead us to this horrible moment. {…}