“Jane McAlevey is a lifetime agitator and shitkicker. So why haven’t you seen her on TV? Why don’t we ever see any of our brightest thinkers and doers in the mainstream media? This is one of reasons I started RUMBLE — to bring brilliant voices like hers to you. Jane and I discuss how we can start creating 2021 now — the world we want to live in, the things we want to change. Read More
Green New Deals: Climate Movements and Labour Unions: Jane McAlevey on the 2020 election being the first presidential race with climate at its center
Throughout the Democratic primary, the potential loss of good construction and fossil fuel industry jobs has helped prevent moderate Democratic candidates, including frontrunner Joe Biden, from taking policy positions that would aggressively confront the fossil fuel industry and the climate crisis. Whoever opposes Donald Trump in the general election will face a politics of climate denial built on an empty but alluring promise of job security in the oil, gas, and coal industries. Read More
Hot & Bothered: Building Power, with Naomi Klein, Jane McAlevey, and Julian Brave NoiseCat: What do political mobilization and economic reconstruction look like in the face of a climate emergency?
In this episode, Building Power, we start with our keynote panel, featuring author Naomi Klein, union organizer and author Jane McAlevey, and the journalist and vice president of Data for Progress, Julian Brave NoiseCat. They debate strategies for building a fighting mass movement led by workers that’s strong enough and wise enough to win a Green New Deal. Read More
Jane McAlevey: We Desperately Need a Mass Strike Against the Billionaire Class: An interview about politics and power.
In light of the current class struggle shaping up inside (and outside) the primary, Jane McAlevey’s thoughts on how to make strategic interventions are a breath of fresh air. Read More
Ezra Klein Show – A master class in organizing with Jane McAlevey: How do you talk to people who may not agree with you such that you can truly hear them, and they can truly hear you?
“Jane McAlevey has organized hundreds of thousands of workers on the frontlines of America’s labor movement… This conversation ran long, but it ran long because it was damn good.” Read More