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Activist Investors Must Disrupt Corporate Business As Usual

Activist Investors Must Disrupt Corporate Business As Usual
Above Photo: Shironosov / iStock / Getty Images Plus Once known by terms like “asset strippers” or “corporate raiders,” activist investors — shareholders who take large stakes in a company and pressure or replace its management in order to raise share prices — have now entered the mainstream and are spreading like wildfire. Hundreds of companies are being singled out by activist investors, who are hungrily adding European firms to their ... Read more

Veteran Organizer Gives Inside Look At The First $15 Minimum Wage Campaign

Veteran Organizer Gives Inside Look At The First $15 Minimum Wage Campaign
Above Photo: As the labor movement finds itself in a state of crisis, Jonathan Rosenblum’s new book is both a timely history of a bold campaign’s unlikely victory and an inspiring call for a flexible, progressive and power-building vision of labor organizing. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images) Back in 2011, as the Occupy Wall Street movement was still spreading through the country, a smaller standoff was unfolding at Sea-Tac, the ... Read more

Build And Fight: The Program And Strategy Of Cooperation Jackson

Build And Fight: The Program And Strategy Of Cooperation Jackson
Above Photo: From atlantablackstar.com The fundamental program and strategy of Cooperation Jackson is anchored in the vision and macro-strategy of the Jackson-Kush Plan. The Jackson-Kush Plan, as you will read later in this book, was formulated by the New Afrikan People’s Organization (NAPO) and the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (MXGM) between 2004 and 2010, to advance the development of the New Afrikan Independence Movement and hasten the ... Read more

A Class-Only Approach Will Fail Women Of Color

A Class-Only Approach Will Fail Women Of Color
Above Photo: From rooseveltinstitute.org Last week President Trump released a budget that would gut public programs that lift up millions of American women and families. Contrary to its title, “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” the budget is a roadmap to a place where women and their families would be less safe, less healthy, and less economically secure. As we argue in a new report published by the Roosevelt Institute and the Ms. ... Read more