Economics/Class Relations

Will workers strike back after Trump bows to corporate masters?

Krystal Ball discusses President Trump’s corporate motives to invoke the Defense Production Act and keep meat-processing plants operating, despite some meatpacking plants becoming coronavirus hotspots, as employees work side-by-side in dangerous conditions. Twenty meatpacking and processing workers have died from coronavirus, and at least 6,500 have been affected, according to the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.

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