podcast Archives - Jane McAlevey

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You Better Work! How the mood in Bessemer, Alabama turned from optimism to defeat: Jane McAlevey on the Amazon workers union vote

I appreciate @onthemedia for hosting this important conversation about the critical distinction between “didn’t win” and “can’t win” in Bessemer, Alabama. The conditions in this country are absurdly unfair. Of course it shouldn’t be so hard for workers to form a union. The segment with my interview begins about 22 minutes in. Read More

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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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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