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Review – Daring To Hope: My Life in the 1970s

Lydia Hughes Red Pepper
Feminist icon Sheila Rowbotham's memoir paints a dynamic picture of the 1970s trade union and feminist movements and as Lydia Hughes argues, there is much their modern counterparts can learn from them

Starbucks Is Desperate To Stop Unionization, So It’s Firing Worker Leaders

An Interview of Laila Dalton by Alex N. Press Jacobin
Starbucks is firing worker activists as it seeks to blunt the momentum of the union drive sweeping the company. Jacobin spoke to Laila Dalton, who was fired just weeks after the NLRB issued a complaint against Starbucks for retaliating against her.


Here’s How We Beat Amazon

An interview with Angelika Maldonado Jacobin
Amazon workers in Staten Island have achieved the most important labor victory in the United States since the 1930s. Here’s an inside account of how they did it.

Heartwarming: Amazon Eats Shit

Laura Wagner
Amazon warehouse workers at the company’s JFK8 facility on Staten Island made history today, voting in favor of the Amazon Labor Union. Is this not glorious?


Steward’s Corner: Sustaining the Organizing Surge

Ellen David Friedman Labor Notes
Worker organizing is on the upswing. Here are some principles for building capacity and bottom-up power—in your union drive and in the ongoing functioning of your union.


How Starbucks Workers Won in Mesa

Saurav Sarkar Labor Notes
Starbucks Workers United (SWU) won its third store election February 28 in Mesa, Arizona. The vote was an overwhelming 25-3.


Megadeals Roil Video Game Worker Unionization Efforts

Katie Kikenny The Hollywood Reporter
Drawing of workers in front of a sign that says UNIONIZE! A spate of acquisitions, including Microsoft’s $68.7 billion deal for Activision Blizzard, marks a flashpoint among organizers looking to make inroads in a mostly nonunion industry.
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