Opinion

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Hostess "betrayal": the case of the missing wages

The Wall Street Journal tells the story of how Hostess Brands, Inc., took its workers wages and used them to cover its own expenses.

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Dumping on low-wage workers is lousy direct action

At least as far as I could tell, though, there were no striking workers at this particular Walmart.

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The story of a Walmart strike

On this coming Black Friday, however, shoppers are more likely to see protesting workers.

Reader voices: City workers have HOPE on their side

HOPE met to discuss the coming class battle over pension funds. This is the same struggle seen in Wisconsin and all over the country.

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Caterpillar capitalism triumphs

Machinists at Caterpillar voted to accept the company's contract offer, which included the same give backs as the one they rejected some four months ago.

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Caterpillar strikers hold line on wages – a fight for all

Poverty is increasing in America. One factor is the prevalence of low-wage jobs. Some call it the Wal-Martization of America. Still, to others, it's class war.