Labor

May Day and Migrant Justice in Portland

May Day and Migrant Justice in Portland

On May Day, 2022, hundreds of people from thirty communities rallied to their nearby Hannafords to urge the corporation to respect dairy farm workers. As it stands, Hannaford cannot guarantee that the dairy they offer comes from farms that treat...

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On the Line with Striking Machinists

On the Line with Striking Machinists

This piece was drafted on March 25, when Maine DSA members joined the picket line in solidarity with striking machinists at Cummins Inc. Pine & Roses is happy to report that after nearly two months on strike, the workers voted to ratify a new...

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LD 1816 to Promote Labor Education

LD 1816 to Promote Labor Education

Both the Maine House and Senate have recently passed LD 1816, An Act To Promote Labor Education through the University of Maine System. This bill would direct the University of Maine System to establish a labor and community education center at the...

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Struggles Over Care Will Shape the Future of Work

Struggles Over Care Will Shape the Future of Work

A version of this article was originally published on Bill of Health, the blog of Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School, as part of a digital symposium, Build Back Better? Health, Disability, and the Future of Work Post-COVID. The author draws...

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Stop The Spiral From Becoming A Maze

Stop The Spiral From Becoming A Maze

This piece was contributed by reader and Southern New Hampshire DSA member Tim Denby. Tim attended Pine & Roses' January 22nd workshop where we asked attendees to write editorial pieces. If you live in northern New England and would like to...

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Driven Out By Burnout

Driven Out By Burnout

This is part of a series, “The Great American Burnout,” that focuses on interviews with Mainers who experienced burnout during the pandemic. Sam Spadafore sat down with LCPC turned realtor Kary Goodman to share her story on leaving the social...

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On hypocritical MLK Day observances

On hypocritical MLK Day observances

Last week, we celebrated a spectacle of historic proportions. Politicians and leading figures around the country in every state did their best to go a whole 24 hours without mentioning a racist policy they’ve endorsed or supported. And the most...

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