May

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Labor independence: Not much to do with a party label

A recent article by Mike Elk illustrates what is wrong with too much of the left's thinking on labor today.

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Rage rocker Morello: "This is a union town" (with video)

Tom Morello's solo act saw his return to political activism through music after a year of playing with apolitical rock band Audioslave.

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Song and struggle: "Hold the Fort"

With its pro-union and military themes and its emphasis on solidarity, the song reflected the experience of the embattled working class.

The Freedom Rides turn 50

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Freedom Rides, which contributed mightily to breaking the back of legal segregation in the South.