Interviews

Interview: Meet Jane McAlevey, labor’s hell-raiser

Interview by Blair Braverman, Waging Nonviolence wagingnonviolence.org/feature/meet-jane-mcalevey-labors-hell-raiser What lessons in the labor movement do you think other movements should pick up on? I don’t think there is any way out of the mess in America if we don’t reengage in a structured, strategic, smart discussion with millions of Americans. Because I think millions of Americans are with us on damn near every issue. Read More

How to Juice Up the Labor Movement

Last year Sarah Jaffe wrote a piece on 6 Ways to Juice Up the Labor Movement. The following is my answer to her question. McAlevey points out that the entire structure of work has changed over recent years. That means that there are many workers who don’t see how unions could work for them, and who have to be reintroduced to the entire concept of unions. Read More