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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Standing Rock's Enduring Message: "Let Us Teach You How To Live on This Land"
A conversation with LaDonna Brave Bull Allard of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
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The Rank-and-File Push to Get Cops Out of the Labor Movement
Union members speak about why police have no place in the labor movement.
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A "Progressive" Vegan Company's Anti-Union Campaign
A conversation with former workers at No Evil Foods, a vegan plant-based meat producer in North Carolina.
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Why the South Needs Pro-Worker Media
A conversation with David Story and Jacob Morrison, the hosts of The Valley Labor Report, a new radio show out of Huntsville, Alabama.
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Why Shipbuilders in Coastal Maine are (Still) On Strike
A conversation with Jami Bellefleur, a Maine shipbuilder.
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Labor Must Be Anti-Fascist and Anti-Racist
A conversation with Kooper Caraway, President of the Sioux Falls AFL-CIO and Labor Rep for AFSCME Council 65.
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How to Make the Left More Attractive
A conversation with author and journalist, Michael Brooks.
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There’s Room for Solidarity Between the Working Class and Progressive Professionals
Max and his brother Zak talk about meritocracy, work in the corporate world, and that feeling in your gut that most of what you do is pointless.
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Fired from Dollar General for Speaking Out About Unsafe Conditions
A conversation with Daniel Stone, a former employee of Dollar General in Nashville
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Class Traitors, Welcome to the Revolution
Many liberal professionals who supported Elizabeth Warren took their votes to Joe Biden, not Bernie Sanders. But they may still join a future left electoral coalition if they can face their own precarity.
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How to Unionize During Covid-19
Aminah Sheikh, a labor organizer with Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, talks about how to mobilize workers in the midst of a pandemic.
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Do Charter Schools’ “Core Values” Apply to Workers?
A conversation with MacKenna Alvarez, a middle-school teacher in New York City.
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Workers Are Fighting for Their Lives on May Day. They Deserve to Be Heard.
A conversation with Adam Ryan, a Target worker in Virginia and liaison for Target Workers Unite.
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“We Keep Us Safe”: Working and Organizing in a Pandemic
Workers speak from the front-lines of the pandemic.
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“We Are Essential”: Voices from the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Crisis
These are the voices of the people living, working and fighting through this crisis.
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Why Instacart Workers Went On Strike
A conversation with gig worker and labor organizer, Vanessa Bain.
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Some Thoughts On Our Breaking World
A conversation with Tom Sexton of the Trillbilly Worker's Party podcast.
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Workers Have a Birthright to Tell Our Own Stories
A conversation with activist and oral historian Candace Wolf about her self-published book of interviews with workers all over the world.
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A Union Nurse and Tenant Activist Eyes the New York Assembly
A conversation with Phara Souffrant Forrest.
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Journalists, Artists and Musicians on the Joys and Pains of Freelance Labor