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Lane Windham

Lane Windham is a fellow with Georgetown University's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. She served as AFL-CIO media outreach director until 2009. Her book, Knocking on Labor's Door, is due out from UNC Press in 2017.

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(Photo: Sipa USA via AP/Erik McGregor)

Today's feminism has the power to change not just politics, but the nation's economic landscape, too. Read more

Economic Policy

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AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

Elaine Chao, Bush’s labor secretary, is Trump’s pick for transportation. Read more

Working in America

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AP Photo/Mike Groll

As the National Labor Relations Act turns 80, we should remember what the law was designed to do—and what it wasn't.  Read more

Working in America

A growing minimum wage movement indicates that despite low union membership statistics, labor's future isn't as dire as some in the business world might hope.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power