In the face of COVID-19, the political response has been at best temporary relief and at worst indifference. What we need going forward is not just better public health measures, but a response to the economic insecurities and policy failures that it laid bare.
If you’re nervous about going back to work, you’re not the only one. Workers and labor advocates discuss what the lifting of pandemic-related restrictions might mean for workplace safety and labor rights.
A massive overhaul and expansion of the wildland workforce is the best hope we have to confront the firestorm that threatens to engulf the West Coast.
The author of A Planet to Win talks about Biden’s infrastructure proposals and why care jobs are green jobs.
An interview with Kate Aronoff about her new book Overheated: How Capitalism Broke the Planet—And How We Fight Back.
In Montceau-les-Mines, a French town once dependent on coal mining, there was no just transition from fossil fuels. Once a left-leaning industrial hub, Montceau today is an open field for the far right.
Worker centers organize workers excluded from labor regulations and disconnected from mainstream unions. They have brought fresh energy to the labor movement.
For decades, economists have promoted low-wage textile industry as the best way for poor countries to build a manufacturing base. In East Africa, the promised trickle-down effects of foreign investment have not materialized.
To envision a global Green New Deal requires a serious effort to grasp the deep inequities of the international economic order.
Lessons from the Bessemer defeat.
The workers who sew clothes for global apparel giants are facing widespread hunger and destitution during the pandemic—even as many of these corporations continue to turn a profit.
Steven Pitts and Robin D.G. Kelley discuss Amazon and the state of the Black working class.