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Scabby the Rat Down Under

Scabby the Rat, a familiar figure on US picket lines, has taken his show on the road. In the past few years, he’s been spotted outside several Australian companies, sometimes accompanied by his pals, Fat Cat and Greedy Pig. Scabby’s journey shows that both anti-labor efforts and working-class feistiness are every bit as global as capitalism and labor. Read more →

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Margo Price, “Pay Gap”: Labor Song of the Month

by Daniel Graff  on April 16th, 2018
While Margo Price’s concerns are political through and through, she isn’t hosting any pity parties. Many of her songs rock, countering the sobering lyrics. Read more →

MLK: To the Promised Land

by Michael Honey  on March 20th, 2018
Michael K. Honey is the author of the new study, To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice, to be… Read more →

MLK’s ’68 struggle for economic justice still marching on

by Michael Honey  on March 20th, 2018
On Feb. 1, 1968, Echol Cole and Robert Walker were crushed to death while riding out a cold, driving rainstorm in the back of an… Read more →

Supporting UK University Lecturers on Strike

by Eric Fure-Slocum  on March 12th, 2018
Steven Parfitt, who spoke at LAWCHA’s Seattle conference, asks LAWCHA members to support the ongoing lecturers’ strike in the UK by contributing to the University and College Union’s “fighting fund.” As Steven notes, “I know that at my branch, and many other branches, this fund is being used particularly to help contingent faculty who want to strike but can’t afford to do so otherwise.” Read more →

The GOP Tax Bill Could Kill Two Birds with One Stone

by Nancy MacLean  on January 8th, 2018
Why doesn’t the GOP seem to care that its tax bill will drive up the deficit by $1.5 trillion? After all, for most of its modern history, the Republican party has campaigned on controlling the debt. Read more →


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Labor Song of the Month

Daniel Graff, October 30th, 2017

Greetings from the Higgins Labor Program at the University of Notre Dame, where we are actively building our online presence with original content. One of our signature features is the Labor Song of the Month, a vehicle for lovers of labor and music to riff on a work-related tune -… Read more →