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Why Labour Journalism Matters

Faiz Shakir of the American digital media outlet More Perfect Union talks about the importance of labour journalism

Digital media outlet More Perfect Union was founded in 2020 to share news about America’s labour movement and tell working-class stories through video journalism. In just a few years, More Perfect Union has amassed hundreds of thousands of followers and millions of views.

On this episode of Sources, PressProgress Prairies reporter Emily Leedham talks to Faiz Shakir, Executive Director of More Perfect Union and formerly Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign manager, about the importance of labour journalism, especially as inequality between the rich and poor grows more each year.

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