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How the Pandemic Changed Our Working Lives: Rebecca Dixon, Bill Fletcher Jr., and Jane McAlevey look back on 2020

DISSENT magazine gathered their favorite thinkers on labor and unions for a live recording of their 212th episode. With the help of Jane McAlevey, Bill Fletcher Jr., and Rebecca Dixon, they look back on 2020, a tumultuous year for workers. Read More

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Jane McAlevey’s Post-Election Marching Orders: Jacobin’s Meagan Day and Micah Uetricht talk to Jane McAlevey about Tuesday's presidential election

Jacobin’s Meagan Day and Micah Uetricht talk to labor strategist and writer Jane McAlevey about Tuesday’s presidential election and what unions and the Left should do to prevent an undemocratic right-wing power grab. Listen to the podcast >> Read More

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Short of a General Strike, How Can Labor Stop Trump From Stealing the Election?: Lessons from Chile’s uprising—and from the 2000 Florida recount fight.

There has been a lot of social media chatter about a general strike here in the United States if the results are ambiguous and Trump tries to steal the election. It would be amazing if national trade unions here were prepared to take the same actions in November 2020 that Chile’s national unions took in November 2019—but there’s absolutely no indication that people in positions of power in significant sectors of the US economy are ready to act as boldly as Chilean leaders did. Read More

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It’s Not Enough to Fight — Labor and the Left Have to Be Serious About How to Win: An Interview with Jane McAlevey

It’s so important to teach the difference between organizing and mobilizing, and to focus on teaching the skills required to move the hardest-to-move people in order to bring about the kind of solidarity and unity required for a successful strike… The methods and the discipline of structure-based organizing in the workplace apply generally to building a stronger Left. Read More