From the Editorial Team
A People’s Economy Is Possible
What would constitute a viable working-class economic platform?
Labor’s Political Options in the Presidential Elections
Labor has a lot to lose. Does it have a strategy to win?
Universal Health Care: A Debate
The Health Care for America Plan
Health Care for America will guarantee coverage for all Americans.
Health Care Reform: Building the Political Will for Change
Being realistic about health care requires making hard choices and new alliances.
Taking the Profit out of Health Insurance: A Response to Jacob Hacker and Andrew Stern
The time is right to take health care off the bargaining table.
The Immigration Dilemma: Labor Meets the Global Sweatshop
The Political Economy of International Migration
A policy that fails to understand the realities behind migration fails everyone.
Guest Workers or Forced Labor?
Guest worker programs can be made fair. Here’s how.
The Environmental Imperative
The Economic Promise of Renewable Energy
How renewable energy can revitalize American industry and create millions of well-paying jobs.
Global Warming Is a Labor Issue
More unions should emulate the Steelworkers’ alliance with environmental activists.
The Crisis of Global Capitalism
What the Next President Should do About Globalization
How the next American president can put all workers first in the global economy.
Globalization in Retreat
American-led global capitalism is losing its grip. What will replace it?
Breaking With the System: A Response to Stephen Lerner
An alternative to global unionism.
A Reply to “Breaking with the System”
Don’t underestimate the strategic importance of global unionism in the property services industry.
Organize or Perish
The Sound and the Fury: Did the Split In the Labor Movement Signify Anything?
Organizing is on the increase, but no thanks to the split.
Race, Gender, and the Rebirth of Trade Unionism
Women and workers of color are the labor movement’s future.
Caught in the Web
Labor news, views, and resources online.
Working-Class Voices of Contemporary America
Zines from the Shop Floor
Books and the Arts:
Marvin Franklin: The Paintings of a Subway Track Worker
The Andy Stern Riddle
A Country That Works: Getting America Back on Track
Immigrants Are the Adrenalin of the Labor Movement
Doméstica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadows of Affluence
L.A. Story: Immigrant Workers and the Future of the U.S. Labor Movement
Have Progressives Forgotten How to Mobilize?
Activism, Inc.: How the Outsourcing of Grassroots Campaigns is Strangling Progressive Politics in America
Globalization on Trial
Out of the Mainstream: Books and Films You May Have Missed
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