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On the twentieth episode of Dissent’s Belabored podcast, Sarah and Josh discuss recent labor developments, including some good news for labor: a big raise for Walmart warehouse workers, and a judge’s reversal in the fight over New York hospital closures. Then they turn to a bleaker situation: the escalating showdown over Philadelphia’s school budget. They’re joined by City Paper reporter Daniel Denvir, who breaks down the latest in the under-covered crisis. Who are the culprits for starving city schools? How does Philly compare to Chicago? How effectively are Philly’s education unions partnering with allies and meeting the challenge?