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Trump’s victory may accelerate the ‘attack on the middle class.’ Reuters/Rebecca Cook

Why America’s labor unions are about to die

Labor's decline has steadily eroded the prospects of working-class Americans, fueling the backlash that propelled Trump. His election, however, will likely deliver unions a knockout punch, hurting his supporters most.
The court can make a big difference in workers’ lives. Jacquelyn Martin/AP

Why the Supreme Court matters for workers

A Trump victory on Nov. 8 would preserve a conservative majority on the court. A look back at its recent decisions shows why that would be very bad for workers' rights.
On the march. David Jones / PA Archive

How relevant are the TUC and unions today?

A century on from the UK's only ever general strike, the major federation for organised labour in Britain must learn to be more effective.
Denise Barlage and Venanzi Luna. Liz Cooke

The women who are taking on Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is the largest private employer in the world. The retailer's size means it has huge influence on labor standards. A Dartmouth historian profiles the women who are pushing Walmart to improve.

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