Tyrek Lee Sr.

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Stories by Tyrek Lee Sr.

Unions are still vital

Unions are still vital

Labor movement is growing into new sectors, fighting for progress for all

THIS LABOR DAY, let’s forego the usual doom-and-gloom about a supposedly dying American union movement. The labor movement is alive, well, and shaping this country in ways all reasonable Americans recognize we need: by promoting social, economic, and racial justice and ensuring those who work long hours at hard jobs have a voice at their(...)

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Even the paying field for hospitals

Even the paying field for hospitals

High prices at wealthy academic medical centers are hurting community hospitals

THE OVERRIDING MESSAGE from voters across the country to the political establishment could not be clearer: Level the increasingly tilted economic playing field. Stop giving 95 percent of the economic pie to one percent of our country. Provide hardworking men and women a fair, living wage. Here in Massachusetts, the message has been similarly clear(...)

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