Ari Paul is an independent journalist covering politics and labor. He has written for the Guardian, Dissent, The American Prospect, Boston Review and many other outlets.
The once-marginal Syriza coalition could bring down the current weak government—but to attain power it must get more union support.
The National Basketball Association lockout isn't about losses. It's about breaking the union.
Concessionary contracts and lingering corruption have sapped the once-mighty union.