Belabored: Reviving the Strike in Britain, with Morag Livingstone and Joe Rollin
Co-published with Dissent Magazine. The strike is back in Britain but the Conservative government is out to crush the unions. What lessons should labor learn from the 1980s?
Belabored: How to Bargain for Power, with Jane McAlevey
Co-published with Dissent Magazine. The longtime organizer and theorist discusses tactics that unions can use to win major gains at the table and in the contract.
Medical Residents Nationwide Are Unionizing. What Does That Mean for the Future of Healthcare?
Co-published with Grid. Young physicians in training are being squeezed by labor shortages, inflation and long hours.
Ten Years Into the Fight for $15, Workers Are Still Fighting for A Living Wage
Co-published with The Intercept. In Part 2 of “Insecurity,” we meet Eshawney Gaston, a fast-food worker who joins the wave of labor uprisings sweeping the country during …
Working in Their Sleep
Co-published with The New York Review of Books. Meatpacking workers in Arkansas, grieving loved ones lost to Covid and struggling to pay medical bills, are organizing for …
The Culture Workers Go On Strike
Co-published with The New Republic. From the New School to museums and book publishers, we’re witnessing the black-turtleneck-worker uprising.
Ambition Diaries: Does Ambition Even Matter Anymore?
Co-published with Fast Company. On this fourth and final episode of Ambition Diaries, Kate examines is ambition really matters anymore after the pandemic and how we are …
Once Upon a Time, “Waitress” Was a Union Job. Could History Repeat Itself?
Co-published with Slate. There was a time when hospitality industry unions were some of the most powerful and robust labor organizations in the country.
Starbucks Fired Workers for Unionizing, But Workers Are Fighting Back
Co-published with Teen Vogue. In this op-ed, two young fired Starbucks workers talk about fighting to get their jobs back and for the right to organize.
“The Great Resignation” Is a Great Exaggeration
Co-published with The Nation. Workers are quitting their jobs in record numbers, but it’s not a turning point for labor power.
The Poetry of Labor: On Rodrigo Toscano and the Art of Work
Co-published with Literary Hub. Rodrigo Toscano's poetry engages with the world of work, including its impasses and oppressions.
When Big Brother Is Your Boss: The Rise of Surveillance Wages
Co-published with The Nation. Everything the Internet knows about you may end up being used against you by your employer.