Skip to main content

Information is power. Our mission at Portside is to seek out and to provide information that empowers you -- that empowers the left. Every day we search hundreds of sources to connect you with the most interesting, striking and useful material. Just once a year we appeal to you to contribute to make it possible to continue this work. Please help.

 

Guess What Happens?

Hamilton Nolan Splinter
Oakland teachers Guess what happens when the government and power structure forsake labor peace? Labor war.

Organized Labor's Decline in the US is Well-known. But What Drove it?

Richard Wolff The Guardian
To reverse organized labor's decline and to rebuild the left requires either reviving the old New Deal coalition or forming a new comparably powerful alliance. That means confronting and outwitting the long demonization of unions and the left....More importantly, it requires a strategy to reposition labor unions and their allies as champions of broad social gains for the 99%.
Subscribe to Future of Unions