Erik Forman has been active in the labor movement for over a decade as a rank-and-file organizer, at the forefront of campaigns to unionize the U.S. fast food industry. He currently works as a labor educator in New York City and is pursuing a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Follow him at twitter.com/_erikforman.
How Unions Can Solve the Housing Crisis
The labor movement once built thousands of low-cost co-op apartments for working class New Yorkers. It could do so again.
“Salting” Built the Labor Movement—It Can Help Rebuild It, Too
An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders on Turning His Campaign Into a Movement
If Bernie's campaign is going to become the catalyst for long-term transformation that many hope it will, some changes are in order.
Disrupting the Disruptors
Working at Amazon.com sucks. Can unions do something about it?
In a Blow Against Austerity, Legal Services Strikers Win Contract
A Turkish Spring?
The roots of the revolt in Taksim Square and the future of rebellion
Striking Back at the Sequester
In the first major workplace action against the sequester, hundreds of New York City legal-aid workers picketed yesterday.
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