Interviews Archives - Page 2 of 21 - Jane McAlevey

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From Amazon to Starbucks, America is Unionizing. Will Politics Catch Up?: A debate on how unions build power today and whether politicians - particularly Democrats - are still behind them.

  On this New York Times podcast, “The Argument,” Jane Coaston asks two leading labor voices in America to debate the current role of unions, how the watershed vote at an Amazon warehouse is changing their work and whether Democrats have failed workers. Liz Shuler is the president of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. Read More

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Amazon’s NYC Warehouse Workers Vote to Unionize: Jane McAlevey discusses the vote and what comes next.

In a vote that came down to 2,654 votes in favor to 2,131 against unionization, New York City’s warehouse Amazon workers become the first in the nation to unionize. Jane McAlevey and Gwynne Hogan, reporter for WNYC and Gothamist, discuss the vote and what comes next.   Read More

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Starbucks Union, Amazon, and a Year of Worker Unrest: Jane McAlevey discusses the strikes across the US in 2021 and more

Labor organizer and author Jane McAlevey discusses the strikes and unrest across the US in 2021, the recent Starbucks unionization, the Amazon union recount in Bessemer, and how the labor movement can flex its muscle under a Biden presidency. &; Read More

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Get Organized to Win! – Jane McAlevey: Paul Jay's extensive multi-part interview with Jane McAlevey

One of the world’s leading “organizers’ organizer” Jane McAlevey has trained thousands of activists in building more militant unions and winning electoral organizing; she sees the fight for effective unions as critical to winning transformative climate policy. Jane tells her story to Paul Jay on Reality Asserts Itself. Transcripts can be found at theAnalysys.news Read More