Talking Union to Starbucks Baristas

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  New Orleans      Starbucks workers in more than sixty stores have filed for representation elections with the NLRB.  The company, no doubt looking for a way to pushback, recently fired seven workers in one of its locations in Memphis, Tennessee.  They are sending a message, but how are workers and customers supposed to respond …

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Fighting Anti-Hijab and Muslim Religious Discrimination

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            New Orleans     It’s one thing to try and balance secular claims with religious freedoms, but it’s another to directly discriminate against an entire people for their religion and religious practices.  These are not the normal issues that a grassroots organization of lower income families would choose to tackle.  Organizing 101 would normally nudge …

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