Labor

With Gigs Canceled and No Relief, Musicians Form a Nationwide Union
This is what solidarity sounds like.
Liz Pelly
Students at the Most Expensive University in America Are Going on Tuition Strike
With an $11 billion endowment, Columbia University has been fleecing students during the pandemic. Now students are fighting back.
Indigo Olivier
“This Strike Is a Fight for Our Lives”: Healthcare Workers Are Walking Off the Job to Demand Pandemic Protections
In Chicago and across the country, a wave of strikes by nursing home aides and other healthcare workers is showing that collective action is necessary for survival.
Jeff Schuhrke
Treating the Traumas of Capitalism: Inside the Life of a Social Worker
A conversation with Michele Manco, a clinical social worker in the Bronx.
Maximillian Alvarez
The Great Black Radical You've Never Heard Of
Militant labor organizer Ben Fletcher, in his own words.
Peter Cole
Healthcare Workers Are Organizing Like Their Lives Depend On It
Faced with ongoing PPE shortages and employer obfuscation about deadly outbreaks, more hospital staff are seeing on-the-job solidarity as essential work.
Alice Herman
How the Battle in Seattle Changed Everything
In 1999, a coalition of union leaders, environmental activists and anti-capitalists took on the World Trade Organization and ushered in the 21st century for the U.S. Left.
David Moberg
The Man Building the Bridge Between Labor Rights and Criminal Justice Reform
Jose Garza, the new District Attorney in Austin, is the face of progressive power in Texas.
Hamilton Nolan
As Covid Surges, Doctors Are Striking Against "Retail Health"
A conversation with Dr. Amir Atabeygi, a physician at MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care in Thurston County, Washington.
Maximillian Alvarez
Millions of U.S Workers for Walmart, McDonald’s and Other Corporate Giants Rely on Food Stamps and Medicaid
A new report commissioned by Bernie Sanders shows that corporations are soaking up profits—while paying workers so little they depend on government assistance to survive.
Jeff Schuhrke
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