The Wisconsin Idea

LaborInterviewPodcast
The UAW Fight is an Exercise in Class Struggle Unionism
UAW President Shawn Fain has said that “corporate greed” is the enemy, and autoworkers are fighting back.
Teddy Ostrow and Ruby Walsh
Labor
UAW Autoworkers Strike Grows Larger, Stellantis Has Been Spared in This Round
The UAW strike that started Sept. 15 has now increased to 25,000 workers striking against the Big Three automakers. According to UAW President Shawn Fain, while negotiations continue with all of the Big Three, Stellantis has made "significant progress" on some issues.
Luis Feliz Leon
LaborInterviewPodcast
A Government Shutdown Would Shutter the NLRB. That’s Bad News for Striking Workers.
A government shutdown would place NLRB workers on furlough, leaving striking workers without a crucial ally in their fight.
Maximillian Alvarez
A crowd of striking workers hold up UAW signs and fists, standing in front of two trucks that say Teamsters.
Labor
They Sacrificed to Survive Bankruptcy. They Worked Through A Pandemic. Now, Autoworkers Have Had Enough.
“I want to see them return what they promised to the workers that saved the company,” says a striking Stellantis worker in Minnesota.
Amie Stager
Departments
Conservatives Can't Stop Waging War on Schools
Fifteen years ago, Kate Sheppard reported on the propaganda within the most-used government textbook in America. Now, right-wing fearmongering has once again reared its head in Florida schools.
In These Times Editors
Viewpoint
The Majority of Polling Places are Inaccessible. A Disabled Voter Bill of Rights Could Change That.
We are seeing a concerted effort to push disabled voters like me out of the democratic process across the South—and we have to fight back.
Dom Kelly
Labor
How the Government Can Help Build Industrial Unions
Money. For organizing. Give it to us.
Hamilton Nolan
LaborEn Español
“La lucha es global”: Trabajadores tras el mundo están en solidaridad con los trabajadores automotrices en huelga
Desde Brasil y México a Sudáfrica y Malasia, la solidaridad laboral internacional está reforzando la lucha de la UAW.
Jeff Schuhrke
Labor
It Shouldn’t Be a Big Deal That Biden Joined Striking Workers on the Picket Line—But It Is
“The most union-friendly president in U.S. history” may be a low bar, but Biden took another step toward clearing it by standing with Michigan autoworkers out on strike.
Jeff Schuhrke
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