Labor Organizing

Shawn Fain testifying before Congress on March 14, 2024.

Shawn Fain Triumphed in Detroit. Now He’s Headed South. Shawn Fain Triumphed in Detroit. Now He’s Headed South.

“These companies are more profitable than the Big Three ever dreamed of being, and the workers are paid even less.”

Apr 18, 2024 / Q&A / John Nichols

Trump Carrier Factory

Republicans Are No Friends to Working People Republicans Are No Friends to Working People

If you work for a living, or if you know and love people who do, there’s a lot on the line in this year’s election.

Apr 12, 2024 / Rebecca Gordon

Elon Musk profile in silhouette

Elon Musk Wants to Gut the National Labor Relations Act Elon Musk Wants to Gut the National Labor Relations Act

Elon Musk is challenging the New Deal legislation that established the National Labor Relations Board. Experts warn that this is “a serious threat.”

Apr 9, 2024 / Comment / John Nichols

Hyundai workers on an assembly line at a plent in Montgomery, Alabama.

Can the UAW Finally Organize the South? Can the UAW Finally Organize the South?

Postwar failure to organize the South entrenched racism and corporate greed. Now there’s a chance to course-correct.

Apr 9, 2024 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

Hotel workers with Unite Here Local 11 march through downtown LA on October 25, 2023.

LA’s Forgotten Strike LA’s Forgotten Strike

Hotel workers have been demanding fair wages and benefits for months—and owners are starting to cave.

Mar 29, 2024 / Column / Sasha Abramsky

Echoes of East Palestine in the Key Bridge Collapse

Echoes of East Palestine in the Key Bridge Collapse Echoes of East Palestine in the Key Bridge Collapse

How unregulated capitalism continues stoking disasters and menacing our communal well-being

Mar 28, 2024 / Maximillian Alvarez

Trump-Campaigns-In-Erie

Who Owns Donald Trump? Who Owns Donald Trump?

The former president’s financial troubles open up rich opportunities for political attack.

Mar 25, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Chicago Teachers Union Rally in Downtown Chicago

The Chicago Teachers Union Wants to End Student Homelessness at the Bargaining Table The Chicago Teachers Union Wants to End Student Homelessness at the Bargaining Table

In its next contract, the CTU is demanding housing for up to 15,000 unhoused students.

Mar 25, 2024 / Sarah Lazare

President Trump Hosts Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban At The White House

Far From a Kink, Donald Trump’s Dictator Fetish Puts Him Squarely in the Mainstream Far From a Kink, Donald Trump’s Dictator Fetish Puts Him Squarely in the Mainstream

The American elite has long had a soft spot for “our sons of bitches” like those Trump now befriends.

Mar 22, 2024 / Jeet Heer

The United Farm Worker's 1,000 Mile March, 1975.

How Unions Are Made How Unions Are Made

A new history of labor organizing in Coachella tells us not only the story of the United Farm Workers but also how its rank-and-file members drove the union to success.

Mar 19, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Juan Ignacio Mora

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