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Majority Report with Sam Seder – Interview w/Jane McAlevey & Nomiki Konst: A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, & the Fight for Democracy

Author and organizer Jane McAlevey joins Sam to discuss her new book,  A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy, on how workers must continue to fight with broad-based supermajorities across the working class.  And Nomiki Konst joins Sam for the Fun Half. Read More

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How Unions Can Still Win Big: An excerpt from A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy

There are only two sides, the owners and the rest of us. It’s October 20, 2018, and it’s louder than an orchestra or rock concert on the 2200 block of Broadway in downtown Oakland, California. Irma Perez is working her bullhorn like a trumpet virtuoso. She’s standing in the middle of hundreds of people who’ve made plastic buckets into drums, their hands holding perfect rhythm as they harmonize their chant: “Hey hey, ho ho—Mar-ri-ott has got to go!” Read More

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The Assault On Workers Seventy Years In The Making: An excerpt from A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy

Workers who fought to build strong unions turned horrible jobs in the auto factories into the kind of employment that became the backbone of the American Dream. Liberals yearn nostalgically for a time when corporate leaders seemed more responsible, for an era when CEOs seemed to understand that employees, the people who make the profits, were considered more important than, if not equal to, the shareholders. Read More

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In Washington, United Steelworkers talk messaging and lobbying: This week, more than 600 union members from across the country gathered in the nation’s capital to press officials for common goals

The Pittsburgh-based United Steelworkers union is training its members as part of its “Rapid Response” program. The program serves as the engine to keep its roughly 850,000 members — who are increasingly diverse and spread across a wide variety of industries — unified in what can be a polarized political climate. Read More