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The movement has made important progress, but focusing on rights and representation leaves too many behind.

Robert Chapman

The Israel-India worker deal resembles British indenture.

Paula Chakravartty, Michelle Buckley

Pitchfork is dead, but good reviewing doesn’t have to die with it.

Eli Zeger

The post-work movement reckons with reproductive labor.

Rachel Fraser

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

Paul Engler, Mark Engler, Janice Fine

In Rules to Win By, Jane McAlevey and Abby Lawlor reject backroom dealmaking. Rank-and-file workers are going even further.

Ege Yumuşak

Far from spelling the end of anti-market politics, basic income proposals are one place where it can and has flourished.

Simon Torracinta

Workers will benefit from technology when they control how it’s used.

Brishen Rogers

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

Karen Levy

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

Eli Friedman

Robin D. G. Kelley on the midterm elections.

Deborah Chasman, Robin D. G. Kelley

A posthumous collection tracks Noel Ignatiev’s commitment to class struggle, abolishing whiteness, and finding a vision of freedom in the minds and actions of working people.

Mike King

The late author of Nickel and Dimed played a major role in women’s liberation and U.S. socialism.

Lynne Segal

Dependence is a fact of all our lives; freedom lies in our capacity to care for others.

Lynne Segal

And what today’s organizers can learn from them.

Jodi Dean, Charisse Burden-Stelly

Our well-being depends on a better understanding of how the logic of labor has twisted our relationship with pleasure.

Breanne Fahs

Sex workers are labor's vanguard. The left ignores them at its peril.

Heather Berg

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

Mie Inouye

Recent union drives point the way to more effective action against corporate power.

Harmony Goldberg, Erica Smiley

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