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  • The Power of Solidarity

    The Power of Solidarity

    Momentum behind labor organizing and militancy is rapidly accelerating in 2023, as workers all across the USA organize new union shops, fight bolder fights on the job, demand more from their employers in contract negotiations, and engage in strikes and other forms of collective action. From auto-workers to baristas, from logistics-workers to entertainment workers, the…

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  • Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #110: UPS, Starbucks, Half Price Books, Delta, Organizing Everywhere and More!

    Twin Cities DSA Little Red Letter #110: UPS, Starbucks, Half Price Books, Delta, Organizing Everywhere and More!

    UPS, Starbucks, Half Price Books, Delta, Organizing Everywhere and More!

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  • News Roundup – Supreme Court Rulings, DSA Electeds in the News, and Labor Near and Far

    News Roundup – Supreme Court Rulings, DSA Electeds in the News, and Labor Near and Far

    News doesn’t slow down in the summer, here is some of everything that happened since our last edition. The Supreme Court issued final rulings in a variety of cases at the end of their session, including rulings prohibiting affirmative action as we know it while letting stand exemptions for legacy admissions and military academies, allowing…

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  • Rally for Delta Workers

    Rally for Delta Workers

    On Saturday, April 15, Twin Cities DSA members were invited to attend a major labor rally to boost the coordinated organizing efforts at Delta Air Lines. Delta flight attendants are organizing with the Association of Flight Attendants – CWA (AFA-CWA). Delta fleet service / ramp crew are organizing with the International Association of Machinists and…

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  • Organize and fly together

    Organize and fly together

    The heartbreaking 2010 loss of a union election at Delta Air Lines by a mere 280 votes meant that 16,000 ramp workers would not be represented by the International Association of Machinists (IAM). The last 13 years have been marked by several unsuccessful attempts at unionization. A combination of firing key activists, intimidation, intense anti-union…

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