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Johnny Hazard : Mexico City Rocked by Massive Teacher Protest

Teachers mobilize in Mexico City, Wednesday, September 4, 2013. Photo by Alejandro Mancilla / The Rag Blog. Militant teachers’ strike: Massive protests continue in Mexico The actions were a continuation of protests against an education ‘reform’ package first passed by … finish reading Johnny Hazard : Mexico City Rocked by Massive Teacher Protest

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David Bacon : How the Anti-Immigrant Tide Was Turned in Mississippi

Members of the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance at a rally at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Jan. 12, 2011. Photo by Rogelio V. Solis / AP.How Mississippi’s black/brown strategybeat the South’s anti-immigrant wave By David Bacon / The Rag Blog … finish reading David Bacon : How the Anti-Immigrant Tide Was Turned in Mississippi

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Bill Meacham : Mondragon: Reinventing Humanity

The Mondragon Corporation. “The present, however splendid it may be, bears the seeds of its own ruin if it becomes separated from the future.” — José María Arizmendiarrieta.Mondragon: Reinventing humanity It is a striking vision, and a welcome alternative to … finish reading Bill Meacham : Mondragon: Reinventing Humanity

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Bill Meacham : Mondragon: Reinventing Humanity

The Mondragon Corporation. “The present, however splendid it may be, bears the seeds of its own ruin if it becomes separated from the future.” — José María Arizmendiarrieta.Mondragon: Reinventing Humanity By Bill Meacham / The Rag Blog / October 6, … finish reading Bill Meacham : Mondragon: Reinventing Humanity

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Bill Meacham : Mondragon: Reinventing Humanity

The Mondragon Corporation. “The present, however splendid it may be, bears the seeds of its own ruin if it becomes separated from the future.” — José María Arizmendiarrieta.Mondragon: Reinventing humanity It is a striking vision, and a welcome alternative to … finish reading Bill Meacham : Mondragon: Reinventing Humanity

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : NFL Players are Bruised, Battered Victors

NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, left, and NFL football Commissioner Roger Goodell share a laugh July 25, 2011, as 4 1/2-month lockout ends. Photo by Cliff Owen / AP.Against all odds:NFL Players Association emerges fromlockout as bruised, battered victor By … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : NFL Players are Bruised, Battered Victors

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BOOKS / Carl Davidson : The Mondragon Cooperatives and 21st Century Socialism

Five books with radical critiques:The Mondragon Cooperatives and twenty-first century socialism By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / March 23, 2011 From Mondragon to America: Experiments in Community Economic Development by Greg MacLeod (UCCB Press, 1997) The Myth of … finish reading BOOKS / Carl Davidson : The Mondragon Cooperatives and 21st Century Socialism

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Susan Van Haitsma : Austin’s ‘Day of the Fallen’

Remembering fallen construction workers in Austin. Photo by Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog.‘Day of the Fallen’:Honoring construction workers killed on the job By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / March 3, 2011 See more photos below. … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma : Austin’s ‘Day of the Fallen’

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Carl Davidson : Fighting for Green Jobs against Right-Wing Wave

Photo from treehugger.Blue-Green Alliance:Organizing the fight for green jobsin conservative political climate By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / February 14, 2011 ‘What brings us together is the commitment to make those jobs green jobs and to make them … finish reading Carl Davidson : Fighting for Green Jobs against Right-Wing Wave

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Harry Targ : Did Obama Stimulus Save Kokomo, Indiana?

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visit Chrysler Indiana Transmission Plant II in Kokomo, Indiana, on November 23, 2010. Photo by Brian Kersey / UPI.Recovery Act brings jobs to Kokomo:Obama in the conservative heartland By Harry Targ / … finish reading Harry Targ : Did Obama Stimulus Save Kokomo, Indiana?

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Robert Jensen : The Cooperative Alternative

Art by Joseph Bau / Fearless Fathers.The cooperative movement:Doing business as if people mattered By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / October 6, 2010 There’s no shortage of political blather in this year’s mid-term election campaigns, but most of … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Cooperative Alternative

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Carl Davidson : Mondragon Diaries IV: Banking on the Future

Arrasate-Mondragon in the Basque Country of Spain. Image from SolidarityEconomy.net.Mondragon Diaries, Day FourWorker coops, worker banks, worker skills:Weathering today’s crisesBy Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / October 1, 2010 [This is the fourth of a five-part series by Carl … finish reading Carl Davidson : Mondragon Diaries IV: Banking on the Future

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