Help Us Stay Paywall-Free

We rely on readers to keep our website open to all. Help sustain a public space for collective reasoning and imagination—make a tax-deductible donation today.


Janice Fine

Janice Fine is Professor of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations and Director of the workplace justice lab@RU.


Janice Fine explains how “co-enforcement”—a bold new model for upholding labor law—is linking the state to social movements.

Janice Fine, Mark Engler, Paul Engler
New Directions for Campaign Finance Reform
David Donnelly, Janice Fine, Ellen S. Miller

Forum Responses

In early April I was invited to sit in on a planning call with worker rights organizations and unions for a May Day general strike. May Day has not traditionally been a...
Janice Fine
In the days leading up to the Brexit vote I was in the United Kingdom, first in London and then some of the smaller cities and towns of southwest England in the...
Janice Fine
Some critics will undoubtedly say that Stephen Lerner has overemphasized civil disobedience and direct action — “mere tactics” — in his brief on reviving unions. I disagree. Since 1935, American trade unionism...
Janice Fine
What American progressives need is not a new program, but a serious, sustained effort at base-building: systematic institution building, disciplined outreach, relationship building, leadership development — and some victories along the way...
Janice Fine

We can't publish without your support.

For nearly 50 years, Boston Review has been a home for collective reasoning and imagination on behalf of a more just world.

But our future is never guaranteed. As a small, independent nonprofit, we have no endowment or single funder. We rely on contributions from readers like you to sustain our work.

If you appreciate what we publish and want to help ensure a future for the great writing and constructive debate that appears in our pages, please make a tax-deductible donation today.

"An indispensable pillar of the public sphere."

That’s what sociologist Alondra Nelson says of Boston Review. Independent and nonprofit, we believe in the power of collective reasoning and imagination to create a more just world.

That’s why there are no paywalls on our website, but we can’t do it without the support of our readers. Please make a tax-deductible donation to help us create a more inclusive and egalitarian public sphere—open to everyone, regardless of ability to pay.