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)

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Maximillian Alvarez is editor-in-chief at the Real News Network and host of the podcast Working People, available at InThe​se​Times​.com. He is also the author of The Work of Living: Working People Talk About Their Lives and the Year the World Broke.

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