As socialists, we believe that all ideas are political. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t subject our claims to rigorous, empirical scrutiny.
Jamie McCallum is assistant professor of sociology at Middlebury College. His book Global Unions, Local Power, won the best book prize from the labor section of the American Sociological Association in 2014.
The North Carolina teachers strike was the result of years of grassroots organizing. And they're not done yet.
Unions will have to go back to the fundamentals of labor organizing if they want to survive national right to work.