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 on the final segment of this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay.
“We’re not going to win anything in the broader society if we don’t start with the foundation of strong worksite unions and organizing workers who may not agree with us. Under a capitalist system, the single most powerful thing workers can do is walk off the job and stop production.” Jane McAlevey joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
Advocacy and mobilizing are directed at people who support your cause. Organizing is a strategic plan to win over workers who don’t agree. Jane McAlevey joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news
Paul Jay on ‘theatre of the absurd democracy’, and organizing for a vibrant peoples’ movement as the focus for theAnalysis.news in the coming year.
The story of big open bargaining and revitalizing the nurses union in Las Vegas. Jane McAlevey joins Paul Jay on Reality Asserts Itself.
Tom Ferguson, a leading expert on money and politics, weighs in on how much democracy is there with so much wealth and power in so few hands. Tom joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
Andrew van Wagner interviews Paul Jay on nuclear weapons, the media, and climate crisis.
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. Organizer Jane McAlevey joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
From Nicaragua to Tennessee, learning how to organize to win the right to dignity. The organizers’ organizer, Jane McAlevey on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay.
One of the world’s leading “organizers’ organizer” Jane McAlevey has trained thousands of activists in building more militant unions and winning electoral organizing; she sees the fight for effective unions as critical to winning transformative climate policy. Jane tells her story to Paul Jay on Reality Asserts Itself.
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