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Progressives and Picket Lines

by Miriam Axel-Lute December 4, 2014


  The story was very different, depending who told it. To the organizers of the two affordable housing conferences I attended a few weeks ago, news that the Seattle Olive 8 hotel was under boycott by the ...

Not an Easy Fix

by Erin Pihlaja February 6, 2013


“Shake it, don’t break it,” says Hannah to the people she passes as she is wheeled through the hallways of the Albany County Nursing Home. As she, wheelchair-bound, travels across the threshold of the common ...

Stumbling to Solidarity

by Miriam Axel-Lute December 6, 2012


  It’s been an exciting year in labor organizing, between the Chicago teachers strike, Port of Oakland shut downs, Wal-Mart walkouts, and New York City’s multi-chain fast food workers’ walkout. Healthy, progressive labor organizing is essential ...

Rallying Cries

by The Staff December 30, 2011


In February, a crowd of more than 500 people, including Rep. Paul Tonko (D-Amsterdam) and representatives of local labor unions, gathered for at the New York State Capitol for one of 50 nationwide rallies held ...