THE FUTURE OF LABOR

What's next for work and workers

Sara Nelson's Next Frontier

The head of the powerful flight attendants is setting her sights on leading the next huge labor movement—as the next president of the AFL-CIO: "People think there’s only a limited amount of power that you have, and if you exert some power, you’re not gonna have enough for the next fight. That’s just not how it works."

Labor Needs a Party

The United States is unique among Western democracies. We do not, and have never really had, a party of labor.

Labor Apps Won’t Save Us, But Maybe Nothing Will

As with all these examples, Tech and Apps will not fix the labor movement. But there are some interesting and promising examples of technological platforms that could help mitigate the broadly terrible circumstances workers are up against.

The Revolution Will Be Cooked

What does equitable meal policy look like?

Abortion Is a Labor Issue

When we talk about supporting the right to choose, we have to remember the people who help make that happen.

How Women Are Leading the Class Struggle

“The diversification of the ruling class doesn’t do anything for oppressed people.”

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care

It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again.

The Revenge of the Poverty-Stricken College Professors Is Underway in Florida. And It's Big.

“I’m educating future leaders, and I’m part of the working poor. Is that not an irony?”

America's Overworked and Underpaid Campaign Staffers Are Unionizing

Soon, it’s possible that not only will a Democrat’s campaign buttons and yard signs have to be connected to a union, but their workers will too.