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Community Building Drama

We’re trying to make our 12-story building more of a community. We wanted a place where we knew a lot of people, where people knew each other and sometimes helped one another. It’s been a lot of work and some unexpected drama, but also a lot of rewards. Continue reading

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Alabama Amazon Workers Could Arrest America’s Slide

Unions mostly collapsed because large factories disappeared. Without large workplaces in which workers can associate, and without the power to shut down production with strikes, labor has a much harder time organizing. We are all living harder lives as a result. Now in Bessemer, Alabama, over 5,000 mostly Black workers at an Amazon warehouse may reverse that downward slide. Continue reading

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