Media Coverage
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United Steelworkers demonstrate

In Washington, United Steelworkers talk messaging and lobbying: This week, more than 600 union members from across the country gathered in the nation’s capital to press officials for common goals

The Pittsburgh-based United Steelworkers union is training its members as part of its “Rapid Response” program. The program serves as the engine to keep its roughly 850,000 members — who are increasingly diverse and spread across a wide variety of industries — unified in what can be a polarized political climate. Read More

Striking Chicago public school teachers and their supporters march through the Loop

Chicago Teachers Are Carrying the Torch of Decades of Militant Worker Struggles: By building community support and staging disruption, the teachers can expand the boundaries of what’s politically possible and force the city to bend to its social justice demands

“I solemnly swear that I will never stop fighting for my students.” This hand-made picket sign, one of hundreds at an October 25 Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and SEIU 73 rally, sums up what makes the teachers’ strike so important. Read More