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  • More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable

    More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable
    Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's occupation of the West Bank. The use of guns in massacres at schools and elsewhere.
  • 4 reasons why consistently strong hiring is failing to boost US inflation or wages

    This isn't explained in Econ 101. Month after month, U.S. hiring keeps rising, and unemployment keeps falling. Eventually, pay and inflation are supposed to start surging in response. They're not happening. Last month, employers added a healthy 252,000...

    Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015

     Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015
    Labor notched some big wins last year in its efforts to beef up its ranks. Organizers vow to continue that push this year on signature items such as raising the minimum wage, but business groups are equally adamant about pushing back. Also on the...

    El Detroit de Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo | FOTOS

    El Detroit de Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo | FOTOS
    En los años 30, en plena Gran Depresión, Diego Rivera tuvo una visión de Detroit. El gran muralista mexicano vio un imperio automotriz, un proletariado que confiaba sería cada vez más organizado y fuerte (fue antes de la llegada del poderoso sindicato...

    United Auto Workers to represent some at Tennessee VW plant

    In a significant victory for union efforts in the South, United Auto Workers has been certified to represent at least 45% of workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., a step just short of full collective bargaining rights. The vote by...