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Tefere Gebre is an evangelist for labor organizing in the South.
AFL-CIO
Food Front Co-op, a neighborhood grocery store in Portland, Ore., aims to connect the community with producers of regionally grown fresh food. With more than 10,000 member-owners, democratic governance is a stated foundational value of the co-op.
AFL-CIO
LabourStart headline - Source: China Labour Bulletin
LabourStart
In advance of Pope Francis' visit to New York, low-wage workers and Verizon workers, represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), in Westchester County are building a special chair for the visit.
AFL-CIO
Since the 2000 elections, when I was first awakened to the fight for voting rights, I’ve come to realize the importance of National Voter Registration Day as a civic duty, and a means to proactively combat the divisive aims and effects of voter suppression.
AFL-CIO
Print section UK Only Article:  UK article only Issue:  Backwards, comrades! Fly Title:  Trade unions
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