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Jane McAlevey: The Power of the Strike

A strike can force recognition of a union; a supermajority strike is powerful when bargaining; a strike with mass support can be a political weapon to change society

Jane McAlevey: To Win We Need Strong Militant Unions

Under a capitalist system, the single most powerful thing workers can do is walk off the job and stop production

Jane McAlevey: Hard Bargaining in Las Vegas Hospitals

The story of big open bargaining and revitalizing the nurses union in Las Vegas

Jane McAlevey: Organizing for Power, Part 3

Workers must face up to race to unite the class. Fighting for a just transition, the workers’ movement is critical to any chance of having an effective climate policy

Jane McAlevey: Respecting the Genius of Ordinary People – Jane McAlevey Pt 2

Interview on how to organize to win the right to dignity

Jane McAlevey: “We Need to Give the Workers a Fair Shot”

What Went Wrong in Amazon Union Vote

Jane McAlevey: Blowout in Bessemer

A Postmortem on the Amazon Campaign

Jane McAlevey: I Witnessed Bush Steal 2000 Election in Florida. We Can’t Let Trump Steal This One

Interview on Donald Trump’s attempts to undermine the U.S. presidential election with Jane McAlevey, a union organizer, negotiator and senior policy fellow at UC Berkeley’s Labor Center who was an eyewitness to the 2000 Florida recount

Jane McAlevey: Short of a General Strike, How Can Labor Stop Trump From Stealing the Election?

Lessons from Chile’s uprising—and from the 2000 Florida recount fight

Jane McAlevey: Climate Movement Needs to Talk With Union Members About Green Jobs

Source: The Intercept The 2020 election is the first presidential race with climate at its center. Throughout the Democratic primary, the potential loss of good construction and fossil fuel industry jobs has helped prevent moderate Democratic candidates, including frontrunner Joe Biden, from taking policy positions that would aggressively confront the fossil fuel industry and the Read more…

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