labor

Can Environmentalists and Labor Unions Unite?

September 2, 2018

Baltimore union organizers and environmentalists team up to examine policies that would promote a sustainable future for workers and the planet

Can Maryland’s Renewable Energy Policy Be Reformed?

August 30, 2018

Mike Tidwell of Chesapeake Climate Action Network says that Maryland’s renewable energy policy is flawed, but wind and solar industries support a bill to revise it

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: August 3, 2018

August 6, 2018

Khalilah and Eze discuss LeBron James’ new school, Sanders’ bail elimination plan, Baltimore suing big oil, renewable energy in Maryland, and the power of teachers unions

The History of Race and Labor in the USA (2/2)

June 29, 2018

On the Marc Steiner Show, Marc continues his conversation with Bill Fletcher, who explains how the global economy creates the need for a broad movement of and for workers

The History of Race and Labor in the USA (1/2)

June 25, 2018

TRNN Replay: On the Marc Steiner Show, Marc talks to Bill Fletcher about the history of race and racism in US labor from African slavery to today

The Marc Steiner Show: Paul Coates (Pt. 2/2)

The Marc Steiner Show: Paul Coates

May 17, 2018
In the second part of their conversation, Paul Coates of Black Classic Press talks to Marc about what it means to run a business inspired by George Jackson and the labor movement
Where Are the Riots of Yesteryear? Remembering May 1968

Where Are the Riots of Yesteryear? Remembering May 1968

May 4, 2018

Richard Greeman / Socialist Project. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the wave of radical revolts and revolutionary uprisings that startled the world in 1968 and which – although ultimately crushed by the forces of reaction that dominate the world to this day – left in its wake rights so fundamental that we tend…

Neoliberalism and the Rise of the Net Social Wage

February 9, 2018

A new paper from PERI finds that there is a sizable deviation in net social wage data in the 21st century. The study’s author, Katherine A. Moos, examines possible causes-such as healthcare inflation and unemployment-and aims to explain why neoliberal governments would tolerate a growing discrepancy between labor benefits and taxation

Do We Need Anarchists? Lessons from the Goddess of Anarchy

January 24, 2018

Jacqueline Jones discusses her new book on Lucy Parsons, a former slave who became one of the most influential anarchists in the U.S. labor movement

Ending Violence Against Sex Workers

December 26, 2017

Sex Workers Outreach Project works to end violence and discrimination against sex workers, often by smashing stereotypes