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Shaun Richman

Shaun Richman is Program Director at the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies at SUNY Empire State College.

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He’s enacted more groundbreaking progressive legislation than any other Democratic presidential candidate. And he’s going nowhere fast. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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After decades of anti-worker rulings, unions are now challenging Taft-Hartley on free speech and other constitutional grounds. Read more

Law and Justice

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The NLRB’s top attorney is gunning for unions’ inflatable rat—but may miss and hit the restrictions on workers’ right to free speech. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Democrat Max Rose ousts its Republican congressman, no thanks to its ossified Democratic machine.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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David Graeber's new book explores why millions of people's labor seems divorced from meaning or value.   Read more

Working in America

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The Trump faithful in the only GOP quadrant of New York City may go for an ex-con Steve Bannon guy in June’s Republican primary. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

And as unions’ difficulties in organizing auto plants make clear, where a company dominates the town, unionization is really hard. Read more

Economic Policy

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Americans’ First Amendment rights should apply to American workers.  Read more

Working in America