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May 22, 1964
President Lyndon B. Johnson announces the goals of his Great Society social reforms: to bring “an end to poverty and racial injustice” in America.
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Can The Courts Strike Down Right-to-Work?
Posted On: Mar 06, 2019
Mar. 6, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Last week, in a move that’s as likely to baffle union activists as it is to encourage them, a West Virginia judge struck down key portions of the state’s “right-to-work” law. The Kenawha County judge’s ruling may amount to no more than a temporary hiccup in West Virginia Republicans’ war to destroy unions. But it’s another example of how hotly provisions of the 1947 federal Taft-Hartley Act are being contested in the courts as it becomes clearer that the anti-union impact of the law has contributed to an era of massive inequality that threatens our democracy… The American Prospect  Related: Another RTW win in W. Va... Teamsters
 
 
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