Writing
Organizers with substantial, direct experience in the field have an entirely different focus than author’s who have not been involved in campaigns: we focus on how the work gets done (methods), and how to win.

Chicago public school teachers and their supporters picket in front of the Chicago Public Schools headquarters

From #MeToo to Real Women’s Liberation

In mid-December, In These Times editors asked me to write a piece about sexual harassment inside the labor movement. Like most women, I have experienced my share. But I am more interested in the larger question of how to move from naming and shaming to real solutions. For all of the limitations of today’s unions, they remain the best, if not only, solution to the crisis for the vast majority of working class women. Read More