Media Coverage
Changing the narrative is never enough. But positive coverage helps.

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Can America be great again?: Book review - ‘A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy’

“The bulk of the book is a kind of primer, with extensive examples about how unions work, how to run a successful organizing campaign, and how to win a strike by building unity within the workplace and support in the surrounding community.” Read More

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Redistributing power—one labor victory at a time: Jane McAlevey’s survey of labor unions shows that organizing and strikes still work

  …This illustrates an essential point in McAlevey’s analysis: unions not only redistribute wealth, they redistribute power. We know this, she writes, because corporate executives have fought so hard to destroy them. Read More

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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

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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

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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