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David Moberg

David Moberg, a senior editor of In These Times, writes frequently for The Nation on labor issues.

  • Labor August 1, 2011

    Can the UAW’s Bob King Bring Auto Union Power Back?

    King’s progressive credentials are impressive, but his popularity with members will be tested as he goes up against the Big Three in tough contract talks.

    David Moberg

  • Labor July 7, 2009

    Trumka Thinks Big

    As he mounts his run for AFL-CIO president at a moment of opportunity and peril for American workers, Richard Trumka calls for no less than a new social compact.

    David Moberg

  • Labor April 29, 2009

    One Hat for Labor?

    In the late afternoon of January 7, fourteen union leaders gathered around a big oval table in the top-floor conference room of the United Food and Commercial Workers' (UFCW) Washington headqua

    David Moberg

  • Labor February 18, 2009

    Unions, Disunited

    At a time when organized labor stands a chance to make political gains, its energies are depleted by escalating conflicts within its ranks.

    David Moberg

  • Election 2008 September 24, 2008

    Wooing Unions for Obama

    Unions are trying to combat racism and sway undecided working-class voters toward Obama.

    David Moberg


  • Labor Organizing August 29, 2008

    Labor’s New Push

    Meet Working America: a self-declared mass organization with a working-class base and a strategy to win.

    David Moberg

  • Political Figures April 3, 2007

    Obama’s Community Roots

    Barack Obama's political vision grew out of his early experiences as a community organizer in Chicago.

    David Moberg

  • Labor October 12, 2006

    Laboring Toward Election Day

    Despite the split following the 2004 election, labor groups are gearing up for the November elections like never before.

    David Moberg

  • Labor March 16, 2006

    Dueling Over Delphi

    When Delphi declared bankruptcy, cutting workers' wages, pensions and healthcare, auto unions in Indiana drew the line. Now they are prepared to strike or take work-to-rule actions.

    David Moberg

  • Labor December 8, 2005

    Human Rights at Work

    Labor issues involve not only economic rights, but also human rights, in the US, but especially in nations around the world where the right of free speech and assembly is not a given.

    David Moberg