How the world’s richest companies get local governments to hand over millions of dollars in exchange for crappy jobs and empty promises.
Chris Brooks is an organizer from Tennessee and a graduate of the labor studies program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He currently works as a staff writer at Labor Notes.
The University of Massachusetts Labor Center has served generations of union activists. Now the administration wants to squeeze it out.
The perils of the “gig economy” have been overblown. Changes in work have the potential to open up new opportunities for labor.