What if you could run a workplace organizing campaign through your smartphone? We speak with Mark Zuckerman, president of The Century Foundation, about how unions can use digital platforms to empower workers. Plus: the latest on Uber, Verizon, the TPP, and an ice-cream labor revolt.
As July approaches, we’re excited to offer you a glimpse of our forthcoming Summer issue, which ships on July 1 and launches online July 6. The issue includes a special section on “American Movements,” surveying the accomplishments and the limits of some …
Last week, newspapers and news sites splashed headlines announcing labor’s big victory blocking the Trans-Pacific Partnership, President Obama’s trade deal. It has been quite a while since words like win and labor appeared in the same headline. A few weeks …
This year’s vigil for the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre revealed new fractures in Hong Kong’s democracy movement.
Irene Tung of the National Employment Law Project explains Andrew Cuomo’s new wage board, an unconventional way that New York fast food workers might see a raise. Plus, audio from the Walmart shareholders meeting.
Nina Howe, Paul Berman, and Sarah Leonard discuss Irving Howe’s legacy and influence with American Jewish historian Tony Michels, May 27, 2015.
In its account of the intellectual foundations of the Cold War, Udi Greenberg’s The Weimar Century offers an unlikely origin story for our post-9/11 order.
Tim Shenk talks to historian Susan Pedersen about The Guardians, and how the bureaucrats of the League of Nations helped to destroy the imperial order they had set out to protect.
Organizers from five private universities discuss what’s next for grad student unionism.
When even the big banks start to worry about inequality, you know something is seriously wrong.