the south lawn
January 9, 2014 -
To address the lack of representational equity for workers in the U.S. political system, some have proposed changing labor laws to allow employees at a particular workplace to form "political unions." But would that just replace hard-won gains in collective bargaining with a toothless form of worker activism?
September 11, 2013 -
The labor movement needs to build power in the South by undertaking an effort like the historic Southern organizing drive the CIO launched in 1946. A union organizer and a student of labor history offer their blueprint for doing just that.
August 20, 2013 -
A union organizer and a third-generation organizer working in the South offer their ideas for building a culture of unionism in the region -- or anywhere the idea of collective development and exercise of power has waned.