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Past articles by Hamilton:

How to Stop AI From Eating Journalism

Ethical standards can also save a lot of human jobs. → Read More

Stop Cowering Before This Half-Bright Florida Fascist

Ron DeSantis wants to break the unions and make a temporary advantage permanent. → Read More

Strikes Are Stronger Than Laws

There's a simple reason why the government can't win unless you let it. → Read More

10 Predictions For Labor in 2023

AI's menace, institutional failures and a labor movement basking in energy not seen in decades. → Read More

Crypto Predators Wage Class War with a Smile

The cryptocurrency bubble reveals the emperor’s new grift. → Read More

The Good Years May Be Over, and Labor Didn't Get Much

The meager returns of Democratic control of the government remind us that true power comes from organizing workers. → Read More

Workers Don't Win Mergers

The UFCW may be contemplating supporting Kroger's mega-merger. That should give every union member a sinking feeling. → Read More

Independent Unions Are Great—And Proof of Labor's Broken Institutions

The inspiring wave of independent labor organizing also represents the failure of existing unions. → Read More

The Economy Should Serve People. Not Vice Versa.

A simple shift in perspective can eradicate our taste for austerity. → Read More

Damning Report Shows Unions Have Plenty of Money to Organize—They Just Don't Spend It

For the past decade, organized labor has gotten richer even as it watched its membership decline. → Read More

America Is Breaking the Bargain It Made For Labor Peace

The right wing is starving the government of its ability to guarantee worker rights. Will we let them get away with it? → Read More

Radical Is Now Rational

When reality changes, only fools don't change with it. → Read More

The AFL-CIO's Official New Goal: Continued Decline

The union federation's new organizing plan aims low. Very low. → Read More

Don't Let a School Shooting Become a Story About the Police

Guns are the issue. A lot of the political establishment wants you to forget that. → Read More

The Amazon Labor Union Victory Shows That Jurisdiction Is Dead

No more arguing over territory or industries—we need multi-union coalitions capable of organizing on a national scale. → Read More

The Rip-Off Economy Will Save Itself. It Won't Save You.

Squandering our national moment of opportunity at capitalism's casino. → Read More

How to Jujitsu the Culture Wars

It's time to make Republicans regret that they ever posed as anti-elites. → Read More

Legalized Sports Betting Is Class War Against You

The new age of app-based gambling will do for personal finance what Facebook did for public discourse. → Read More

The Billionaire Side Hustle That Inequality Created

An easy income stream is open to anyone who can pay the entry price. (You can't.) → Read More

Happy Birthday Jeff Bezos, You Bum

A cold, angry party for an absent billionaire. → Read More