New York governor Andrew Cuomo’s minimum-wage and paid-leave concessions are signs he feels threatened from the left.
Ted Fertik is a PhD candidate in history at Yale University. From 2010–2014, he was on the steering committee of the Graduate Employees and Students Organization (GESO).
SEIU’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton displays the same shortsightedness that has contributed to labor’s decline.
The death of unions as we know them could mean the end of the labor movement itself.
Before writing off the Working Families Party’s Cuomo endorsement as yet another capitulation, consider the concessions wrung out of him.
With next week’s gubernatorial endorsement, we may finally reach the limits of the Working Families Party’s “inside-outside” strategy.