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“Organizing is the strategy on which the success of all others depend. Yet it is the strategy that most progressives talk about the least.”
Rosie Gillies, Boston Review
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
—and why consent isn’t the same thing as good sex. An International Whores Day reading list.
Tech companies have seen waves of worker protest, but they are still far from democratic. The remedy is to build and exert real forms of worker power inside the workplace.
Our best writers take on the retail giant.
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.
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