Fifty years ago, thousands of garment workers along the U.S.-Mexico border launched a two-year strike and boycott at Farah Manufacturing. Gabriel Solis draws lessons from their struggle for social movements on the border today.
In the face of reduced socialization while working, how can a 21st century labor movement develop the bonds required for robust anti-capitalist organization?
Kim Moody argues that the current economic conjuncture is among the most favorable for workers in decades. But might we see the organized militancy required to bring about better working conditions, wages, and contracts?
Robert Ovetz reflects on the centenary of the Kansas wildcat coal strikes, considering the role of the Amazon Army and reflecting on lessons to be drawn from this labor history.
Kim Moody explores the significance of Striketober 2021: what it means, and just as importantly, what it doesn’t.
The role of classical and other U.S. Military Bands in manufacturing patriotism, promoting class distinction, and defending imperialism.
Rhiannon Maton talks to 2 founding members of Raising Educators’ Voices (REV), a radical teachers’ union caucus in Vancouver.
Rhiannon Maton interviews a member of the Caucus of Working Educators in Philly about how the caucus has fought for safe schools and a safe workplace during the pandemic.
A rank-and-file member of the CTU speaks about his experience working as a school nurse in Chicago, covering working conditions, the pandemic, and above all, how the CTU is fighting back.