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Posts published in “Issue: May 2019”

Special Events — May 2019

Celebrate workers!... NW Green Home Tour... Working People’s Summit... Rally for Missing or Murdered Indigenous Women... “Thurston for Bernie” Action Team Kick-off... Jacobin Reading Group... Women of Color in Leadership... Justice in Crisis... More....

The appeal of a co-operative economy

The easiest way to think about how a cooperative differs from a typical business is that in a cooperative, people own it in common and make decisions in common. There’s not an outside investor who has ultimate control over the life and work of the business. The other big reason…

It was never just about raising wages

When the $15 minimum wage was signed into law in Saint Paul City Hall in November, I burst into tears. I spent three years working on the campaigns for $15 in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, including 18 months as the co-director of 15 Now Minnesota, where I coordinated the coalition…

Penny wise and pound foolish

Holly Lindsey, has been a licensed home child-care provider for 22 years and a union member for 12. She joined SEIU 925 when the local formed in 2006....

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