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From left, Sage Ovtis, Desmond Kanelos and Jared Sepaugh take a knee while listening to speakers talk at the Black Lives Matter protest in Salt Lake City on June 4, 2020.

Loken: Rapping [R]Evolution

By NingLi Loken, Opinion Writer August 19, 2023

  Utah harbors a radical working-class history that white-washed Mormon narratives of colonialism overshadow. Immigrants and nonwhite union organizers largely fostered Utah’s labor movement....

Police in riot gear surround and block in protesters in the streets of Salt Lake City on July 9, 2020.

Lezaic: Police Unions Shouldn’t Exist

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer October 19, 2022

  As we find ourselves amid a rising labor movement, it’s crucial to weed out the people who don’t belong in it — the police. Unions, one of the most powerful tools of the labor movement,...

Thirst Drinks employee, Ashley VanLeeuwen, working at the Millcreek location in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 (Photo by Rachel Rydalch | The Daily Utah Chronicle

Alexander: The Real Reason We Can’t End the Pandemic

By CJ Alexander, Special Projects Managing Editor January 19, 2022

  We are starting our third year in the COVID-19 pandemic. For most of us, it’s our third year of choosing between our safety and financial stability. The CDC encourages working remotely and...

(Photo by Langley Hayman | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Shadley: We Must Stop Commodifying Labor

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer January 18, 2022

  Work has always been an integral part of what it means to be human. Whether work is hunting and gathering, opinion writing or anything in between, we’ve been working for our entire...

(Graphic by Sydney Stam | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bringhurst & Buening: COVID-19 is Evolving the American Workforce

By Maggie Bringhurst and Sarah Buening January 2, 2022

  As 2022 rapidly approaches, many of us are still struggling to come to terms with the last two “Covid-era” years. Although completely disorienting, this part of our lives sparked a much-needed...

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