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National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

By Matthew Perry, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Beyond its implication that law enforcement is opposed to calls for justice, the request for cops to abandon protesters is also deeply troubling due to its fascist elements.

Health Care Union Vocalizes Concern for NYU Langone Workers’ Benefits

Health Care Union Vocalizes Concern for NYU Langone Workers’ Benefits

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone’s employees protested this past month about the hospital cutting employee’s health benefits.

Fall of Trade Unions to Blame for Rise of Partisanship

Fall of Trade Unions to Blame for Rise of Partisanship

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As manufacturing jobs have dried up and their accompanying trade unions have disappeared, people have fewer and fewer venues to discuss politics in a reasonable and practical way

Unions need to help increase minimum wage

Unions need to help increase minimum wage

By Richard Shu, Contributing Columnist

October 22, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The low minimum wage proves the need for labor unions. It is up to the unions to step up and address this issue.