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By Ken Stern 

Solidarity Now is today’s Solidarity Forever

From the editor —

 

September 2, 2020



Monday is Labor Day, the holiday marking the end of summer. In the old days we would pause, barbecue and rejoice in the gains working people have made for us in the workplace and society, advances brought by generations of struggle against oppressive bosses and governments actively aligned against them.

Today the unions barely breathe. They are not even a shadow of their old selves. Their struggle is to survive in a world dominated by corporate wealth and the influence it purchases in the halls of government.

We still need solidarity in the workplace, even if there is no union to protect...



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