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Portland Burgerville workers win  union election in the wake of strikes, boycott

After nearly two years of organizing efforts by the Burgerville Workers Union (BVWU), workers at the 92nd Ave Burgerville in Portland, Oregon have voted for representation by the BVWU.  The affirmative vote makes the workers at this Burgerville franchise the first formally recognized fast-food union in the US.  As the…

The Battle of Cable Street: antifascism’s intimate community roots

A wave of activity from white supremacist and fascist groups has accompanied the Trump administration’s rise to power. From the burst of reported hate crimes immediately following election day to the violent Charlottesville clashes this August, such groups have been emboldened by Trump’s openly nativist, nationalistic and militaristic rhetoric. Debate…

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