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Traditional worker organizing has failed on every level. But new approaches are finding success, pointing the way to a more just future.
Sarita Gupta, Stephen Lerner, Joseph A. McCartin
Our best writers take on the retail giant.
Rosie Gillies, Boston Review
Under capitalism, you don’t have to love your job to want to keep it.
Juno Mac, Molly Smith
The Marxist-environmental historian Mike Davis has produced a rich corpus critical of capitalism.
We should turn to Frances Perkins—FDR’s secretary of labor, and the first woman to serve in the U.S. Cabinet—for the elements of a new forward-looking labor and employment policy.
Thomas A. Kochan
Apple—now worth a trillion dollars—redistributes more wealth upward than any country or corporation on the planet.
By “dangling the carrot” to improve worker productivity, businesses are taking a page from slavery’s playbook.
Caitlin C. Rosenthal
The left has not articulated an alternative trade agenda that supports all the world’s workers in a global economy.
Three simple changes to corporate law could radically remake our economy.
When philosophy tries to reclaim Marx, the duty to interpret comes before the duty to change.
The Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling continues a terrible trend of valuing businesses more than employees and customers.
Lawrence B. Glickman
The problem of employer power runs much deeper than monopsony.
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Bram Wispelwey, Michelle Morse
Robin Dembroff, Dee Payton
Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian
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