Retail is the nation's largest employer. In order to grow, labor unions need to step up their organizing and focus on empowering the rank-and-file in this industry.
The Reagan years were an era of intensified attacks on women's rights, but resistance built from the grassroots stood up to the anti-choicers.
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Michael Hudson is a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. He is the author of The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America —and Spawned a Global Crisis.