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. [Additional videos will be posted as they become available] Part 1 – Paul and Jane discuss the roots and initial successes of Jane’s organizing strategies & efforts. Read More
On the Brian Lehrer Show – Staten Island’s Amazon Labor Union worker coalition’s president Chris Smalls discusses organizing and next steps. Jane McAlevey wraps up the strikes and labor actions happening nationally. Read More
Jane McAlevey on Background Briefing with Ian Masters: Labor Fights Back Against Inequality With 176 Strikes Launched So Far This Year
Ian Masters and Jane McAlevey discuss the uptick in strikes across the country taking place with 176 launched this year so far and what is behind this post-Covid release of pressure in workplaces as billionaires make record profits and the cost of living rises. Read More
ChangeMakers Chat with Jane McAlevey: Jane McAlevey is a fierce advocate for winning social change through organising.
Jane’s organising method, grounded in decades of experience, mentorship, and the battles of many movements across US history, is that workers and people need to lead their own change. Listen to learn more, or go to ChangeMakers. ChangeMakers Podcast · Jane McAlevey – ChangeMaker Chat Read More
Unions Are a Pain in the Ass. Yet We Have No Choice but to Build Good Unions: An interview with Jane McAlevey
Sam Fleischman and Wen Zhuang, from the Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee (EWOC), spoke with McAlevey ahead of her training series on the rationale behind her Bessemer rebuttal, how union popularity should be matched with the right tools, and how these old and new organizing strategies can work in harmony toward building worker power that can win. Read More