Leftists looking to take over the Democratic Party will confront even more roadblocks than in the past.
Kim Moody is a co-founder of Labor Notes. He is the author of numerous books about the American labor movement, including On New Terrain: How Capital Is Reshaping the Battleground of Class War.
The Democratic Party has been collapsing for years, but no one noticed before Trump came along.
The perils of the “gig economy” have been overblown. Changes in work have the potential to open up new opportunities for labor.
The history of Labor Notes shows that labor’s strength — and socialists’ relevance — depend on a militant and independent rank and file.
Deindustrialization and the “gig economy” can’t explain the weakness of the American working class.
Twenty years ago, the New Voice reformers came to power in the AFL-CIO. Their failure shows a revived labor movement can only come from below.
The American labor movement won’t be able to revive itself without organizing at its grassroots.