Rich Yeselson’s must-read piece in The American Prospect takes a look at the anti-union law known as the Taft-Hartley Act and the two presidential candidates who want to repeal much of it. Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren both have detailed, and slightly differing, plans for much-needed labor law reform. Yeselson writes that “What is…

Autoworkers are mourning the loss of one of their own after he was struck on the picket line by a car. USA Today reports: ” A United Auto Workers picket was struck and killed Tuesday by a driver outside the General Motors plant in Spring Hill amid an ongoing strike. UAW union officials released a statement Tuesday about…

It all comes down to two cities, two teams, best of seven, last man standing and every other sports cliché ever uttered. The World Series begins tonight in Houston where the hometown Astros are heavily favored to take down the Washington Nationals and thereby claim their second world championship in the past three years. While…

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