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Articles in Class & Inequality tagged with Labor

Karen Levy

Both regulators and employers have embraced new technologies for on-the-job monitoring, turning a blind eye to unjust working conditions.

Eli Friedman

Protests in China are shining a light not only on the country’s draconian population management but restrictions on workers everywhere.

Deborah Chasman, Robin D. G. Kelley

Robin D. G. Kelley on the midterm elections.

Lynne Segal

Remembrances of the late author have focused on her best-selling Nickel and Dimed with only rare acknowledgement of the major roles she played in women’s liberation and U.S. socialism.

Jodi Dean, Charisse Burden-Stelly

Decades ago, Black communist women decided to organize, fight, and win.

Mie Inouye

How a new class of "salts"—radicals who take jobs to help unionization—is boosting the organizing efforts of long-term workers.

Robin D. G. Kelley
While W. E. B. Du Bois praised an expanding penitentiary system, T. Thomas Fortune called for investment in education and a multiracial, working-class movement.
Emily Callaci
As the planet burns and pandemics rage, Selma James’s work with the Wages for Housework movement shows that we ignore the labor of care at our own peril.
Brian Callaci
Monopoly power has certainly harmed workers, but the solution should be a wholesale rethinking of economic policy—not an embrace of perfectly competitive markets.
Madeline Lane-McKinley
Intrinsic to what we hate about work is that we can’t imagine life outside of it.