Lambeth and Liverpool councilors outside the High Court during the rate-capping controversy. Dave Stewart / NALGO

A Place Called Lambeth

The Labour left mounted a grassroots challenge to Thatcherism in the 1980s, only to be undermined by their own party’s leadership.

FBI

Beating a Dead Horse

In 1969, the FBI decided to launch a new offensive against the Communist Party — by sterilizing its farm animals.

A graduate workers' picket outside New York University in 2005. Lindsay Beyerstein / Flickr

Workers, Too

Last week’s labor board ruling confirms the obvious: graduate workers at private universities deserve the right to organize.

Teamsters gear at a rally in Washington, DC in 2010. Jennifer Sams / Flickr

The Other Big Election

The upcoming Teamsters election is a chance to unseat James P. Hoffa and reverse the union’s managed decline.

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