unions

Can A Veteran Teacher Bring The Fight Back to Maryland’s Biggest Teachers Union?

August 3, 2018

On the Marc Steiner Show, new Maryland State Teachers Association President Cheryl Bost speaks about her roots in the labor movement and in schools, and about the challenges she’ll face with funding

Exclusive: Nurse Speaks Out Over Johns Hopkins’ ‘Anti-Union Campaign’

June 28, 2018

Hopkins nurse Kate Phillips says the hospital has prevented nurses from discussing the benefits of a union, and that the hospital faces a high attrition rate and low staff to patient ratios

Supreme Court Delivers Blow to Public Sector Unions – Might Make Unions Stronger

June 27, 2018

Larry Cohen, chair of Our Revolution, argues that even though public sector unions will suffer economically from the Supreme Court’s Janus vs AFSCME decision, it has already caused them to mobilize and organize, making their members more militant and politicized

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

French Unions & Students Mobilize Against Reforms: Another May ’68?

May 4, 2018

50 years after France’s legendary May 1968, which almost toppled the government, unions and students are again mobilizing against the government. However, while the establishment celebrates May ’68, its criticizes today’s protest movement, says Le Monde Diplomatique’s Renaud Lambert

Exclusive: Nurses Demand Johns Hopkins Halt 'Anti-Union Campaign'

Exclusive: Nurses Demand Johns Hopkins Halt ‘Anti-Union Campaign’

April 26, 2018

Johns Hopkins University has hired an infamous union-busting firm and now faces allegations of intimidating nurses who launched a unionization campaign

Teacher Strikes Continue to Spread – A Symptom of Public Education Underfunding

April 19, 2018

Teacher strikes continue to spread: from West Virginia, to Kentucky, to Arizona, to Oklahoma, and now to Colorado. However, they are not just about pay – they are a result of systematic tax cuts designed to decimate public education, says Negin Owliaei of the Institute for Policy Studies

Working While Black: Black Worker Activism in the 21st Century

April 5, 2018

Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with Tanya Wallace-Gobern of the National Black Workers Center about educating and mobilizing the black community to fight back against workplace discrimination and exploitation

Defying Union Leadership, West Virginia Teachers Return to the Picket Lines

March 1, 2018

Striking teacher Jay O’Neal says the rank and file rejected a deal struck between union leaders and governor Jim Justice because it lacked concrete action on skyrocketing healthcare costs

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