Why Shipbuilders in Coastal Maine are (Still) On Strike

A conversation with Jami Bellefleur, a Maine shipbuilder.

Maximillian AlvarezJuly 28, 2020

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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