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Why Shipbuilders in Coastal Maine are (Still) On Strike

A conversation with Jami Bellefleur, a Maine shipbuilder.

Maximillian Alvarez

Anthony McCandless of Bath, a ship fitter at Bath Iron Works, holds his daughter Danielle, 3, while joining a picket line in front of John W. Brown Union Hall after BIW workers voted to go on strike starting on Monday. (Staff photo by Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

Maximillian Alvarez is a writer and editor based in Baltimore and the host of Working People, a podcast by, for, and about the working class today.” His work has been featured in venues like In These Times, The Nation, The Baffler, Current Affairs, and The New Republic.

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