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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

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Jacobin Magazine’s “Weekends” with Ana Kasparian and Nando Vila and guest Jane McAlevey: On YouTube

 “Weekends” features free-flowing and humorous commentary on current events and left political strategy, featuring interviews with prominent individuals on the left. Ana Kasparian and Nando Vila broadcasted live from the Jacobin Magazine’s YouTube channel with Jane McAlevey as their guest. Jane’s interview begins around 52 minutes into the show. Read More

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Celebrating May Day Starts by Taking Workers Seriously: Here in the United States, workers need a lot more than another holiday.

“…here in the United States, the date is barely known beyond those immigrants whose home countries honor it, or among the most committed labor activists. Yet May Day commemorates the lives of four labor organizers in the United States who were hanged in Chicago after being falsely convicted of throwing a bomb into a group of police.” Read More