Paul Garv­er recent­ly retired as a a staff mem­ber of the Inter­na­tion­al Union of Food­work­ers. Before that he was active in the U.S. labor move­ment, includ­ing a stint work­ing as staff direc­tor for SEIU Local 585 in Pitts­burgh, Pa. He is a mem­ber of the nation­al polit­i­cal com­mit­tee of Demo­c­ra­t­ic Social­ists of Amer­i­ca and part of the edi­to­r­i­al team of Talk­ing Union, DSA’s labor blog.
Do Unions Sometimes Behave Like Cults?