Workers Have The World To Win
May 6, 2019 9:32 AM Subscribe
The Spliter Series On The Future Of Labor “ Her general differences with the current AFL-CIO administration are clear: More agitating, more diversity, more focus on worker power, and less dependence on elected officials in the Democratic Party. She is outspoken in her belief that much of the money that the union world has poured into political donations would be better spent on new organizing, to try to turn around the decline in union membership. “ Sara Nelson Wants to Run That Militant Line All The Way to the Highest Seat in Labor “The relationship (between Unions and Democrats) was flawed from the start, though; the New Deal coalition had a very large, vocal Southern faction that was opposed to unions, mostly on the basis that they could help build racial solidarity among black and white workers.” Labor Needs A Party “Workers, of course, shouldn’t be reduced to using online petitions for basic needs that ought to be mandatory, like paid leave and fair wages, or apps which tell them what meager rights they have.” Labor Apps Won’t Save Us “While the United States has done far less than many peer nations to support social reproduction via the welfare state, there are heartening hints that the tide may be turning” The Revolution Will Be Cooked.
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