Thomas Geoghegan, a Chicago-based labor lawyer, has contributed articles on politics and the labor movement since 2000. His book Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement was published in December 2014.
Since 1968 the Democrats have been shut out, more or less, as majority
party. But with a small bump in left-of-center turnout, they'd be
running the country.
While we wait for labor law reform, here are a few things unions can do.
Right now, what hurts labor, day to day, is the wins and losses in the lower courts.