Bill Fletcher, Jr.
Bill Fletcher, Jr. is a columnist and editorial board member for BlackCommentator.com. He is also a senior scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies, the immediate past president of TransAfrica Forum, and the co-founder of the Center for Labor Renewal. He is the author of The Indispensable Ally: Black Workers and the Formation of the Congress of Industrial Relations, 1934-1941 and co-author of Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice.
The ‘Friedrichs’ Supreme Court Case Was Not About Union Dues
This article first appeared at BeaconBroadside.com I was driving to a meeting listening to the news this morning and a special segment was announced. It was described as a discussion on ... MORE
Working · April 14, 2016
From Hashtag to Strategy: The Growing Pains of Black Lives Matter
Movement activists discuss strategy and tactics in #BlackLivesMatter. MORE
Act Locally · September 23, 2015
Jobs, Justice and the Planet
During Obama's second term, the Left cannot passively await changes from the Democratic Party. MORE
Features · November 22, 2012
Guyana’s Post-Colonial Plight
Still beset by ethnic divisions 45 years after independence from Britain, the country's labor movement is now offering 'bold leadership,' according to scholar Perry Mars MORE
Features · August 13, 2010