UAW Sides with Trump in Calling for NAFTA Reforms

May 22, 2018

The UAW is maintaining its hardline position that NAFTA needs a complete overhaul, even though any political credit among blue-collar voters for doing so is likely to go to President Trump, whose administration is decidedly anti-union on other key […]

Labor Notes: What’s Behind the Teachers’ Strikes?

May 22, 2018

“As we watch—rapt—the unexpected teacher insurgencies in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, Kentucky, and Colorado, we’re also grasping for understanding: Why is this stunning revolt occurring where unions are weak, where labor rights are […]

NYT: How Boots Riley Infiltrated Hollywood

May 22, 2018

When Boots Riley was done writing the screenplay for his comedy, he figured he needed several name actors and a budget of a few million dollars to actually get it made. He spent decades working as a community organizer, activist and […]

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