Erik Forman has has led labor organizing workshops and trainings in 22 countries for the IWW and other unions. Research on strategies for union renewal has now taken him to Montréal, where he is studying the Quebec student strikes of 2005 and 2012. Follow him at twitter.com/_erikforman.
Disrupting the Disruptors
Working at Amazon.com sucks. Can unions do something about it? MORE
Features · January 16, 2014
In a Blow Against Austerity, Legal Services Strikers Win Contract
After 40 days on the picket line, 270 lawyers, paralegals, process servers and staffers at Legal Services NYC are going back to work. They made a collective decision to hit the bricks on May 15 after... MORE
Working · June 28, 2013
A Turkish Spring?
The roots of the revolt in Taksim Square and the future of rebellion MORE
Features · June 14, 2013
Striking Back at the Sequester
In the first major workplace action against the sequester, hundreds of New York City legal-aid workers picketed yesterday. MORE
Features · May 30, 2013
The Organizing Model: As American as Apple Pie
A shorter version of this piece originally ran in Labor Notes. “Mate, what do you think of the ‘Organizing Model’? That’s an American thing, isn’t... MORE
Working · April 18, 2013