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Philly LGBT Clinic Tries to Stop Union With White-Nationalist Firm
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Philly LGBT Clinic Tries to Stop Union With White-Nationalist Firm

Philadelphia, Pa.—With workers at Philadelphia’s largest LGBT health-care facility scheduled to vote Sept. 13 on whether to join SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania, the clinic’s management dumped a union-busting consultant it had hired after it was linked to repeated homophobic and transphobic comments on social media, as well as claims that the neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,…

Far-Right Network Plans ‘Mortal Blow’ Against Public-Sector Unions
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Far-Right Network Plans ‘Mortal Blow’ Against Public-Sector Unions

San Antonio, Tex.—A national network of far-right think tanks has launched a nationwide campaign intended to strike a “mortal blow” against the American left by breaking public-sector unions. “Big government unions are the biggest sources of funding and political muscle for the left,” Tracie Sharp, president and CEO of the State Policy Network, wrote in…

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