Interviews Archives - Jane McAlevey

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ChangeMakers Chat with Jane McAlevey: Jane McAlevey is a fierce advocate for winning social change through organising.

Jane’s organising method, grounded in decades of experience, mentorship, and the battles of many movements across US history, is that workers and people need to lead their own change. Listen to learn more, or go to ChangeMakers. ChangeMakers Podcast · Jane McAlevey – ChangeMaker Chat Read More

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Unions Are a Pain in the Ass. Yet We Have No Choice but to Build Good Unions: An interview with Jane McAlevey

  Sam Fleischman and Wen Zhuang, from the Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee (EWOC), spoke with McAlevey ahead of her training series on the rationale behind her Bessemer rebuttal, how union popularity should be matched with the right tools, and how these old and new organizing strategies can work in harmony toward building worker power that can win. Read More

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You Better Work! How the mood in Bessemer, Alabama turned from optimism to defeat: Jane McAlevey on the Amazon workers union vote

I appreciate @onthemedia for hosting this important conversation about the critical distinction between “didn’t win” and “can’t win” in Bessemer, Alabama. The conditions in this country are absurdly unfair. Of course it shouldn’t be so hard for workers to form a union. The segment with my interview begins about 22 minutes in. Read More