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Labor strikes news and analysis from The Nation
January 15, 2018
Florida’s Prison Laborers Are Going On Strike
Demanding fair pay for their work and an end to brutal conditions, the inmates are putting pressure on the Florida prison system’s bottom line.
October 4, 2017
Palestinian Workers Are Now Unionizing in the West Bank
The political front is stalemated, and the occupation grinds on—but some Palestinians are creating their own facts on the ground.
July 19, 2017
This Massachusetts Nurses’ Union Is Reviving the Strike
They’re bringing solidarity back, with a little help from Boston’s hard hats.
July 7, 2017
In Israel, a New Tide of Labor Activism Is Fighting Inequality
But it’s up against the country’s powerful right-wing politics and institutional racism against Palestinians.
May 24, 2017
These Missouri Students Were Suspended for Defending Their Teachers’ Union
The students’ suspensions became a bargaining chip that forced teachers to forgo contract negotiations. But the students want to keep fighting.
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May 17, 2017
Meet the Activists Organizing the Tech Sector Against Trump
An interview with
Maria Noel Fernandez from Silicon Valley Rising.
May 9, 2017
The Higher-Education Crisis Is a Labor Crisis
A unionization drive at Vanderbilt University shows how austerity in higher education is hurting educators and students.
April 28, 2017
How to Join the ‘Day Without Immigrants’ on May Day
A coalition led by immigrants and workers is aiming to mark this year’s May Day with the biggest workers strike and mobilization in over a decade.
Ariana Rosas Cárdenas
April 27, 2017
Professors and University Staff Call For Campuses to Shut Down on May Day
Students, staff, faculty, and administrators are asking the university community to take action in solidarity with A Day Without Immigrants.
April 4, 2017
How To Win a Sports Strike
The Women’s Hockey Strike, the Oakland Raiders move, and Frank Martin.