Volume 25 Issue 1 Winter 2016
Under the Radar
By Sarah Jaffe
Unreported and under-reported news and views that matter.
On the Contrary
Responses to Careful What You Wish For: A Critical Appraisal of Proposals to Rebuild the
Experiment with Change
By Amy B. Dean
A New Brand of Unionism
By Bill Fletcher, Jr.
Breaking Laws to Change Laws
By Stephen Lerner
Pipe Dreams, Tunnel Vision, and Labor’s Future
By Chris Maisano
Bust Out without Breaking Up
By Michael M. Oswalt
Lance Compa Responds
The Fissuring of the Republican Party: A Road Map to Political Chaos
By Darren Dochuk
Why is the GOP decomposing?
Black Lives Matter: Racial Justice and the Carceral State
By Russell Rickford
Where is the militant new movement headed?
Adjuncts of the World Unite: How Faculty Are Resisting the Corporatization of Higher Education
By Malini Cadambi Daniel
Why the campus has become a hot shop.
The Mondragon Cooperatives and Global Capitalism: A Critical Analysis
By Sharryn Kasmir
Does the cooperative movement pose an alternative to neoliberalism?
Oregon’s Fair Shot Coalition: Bridging the Divide Between Racial, Gender, and Economic Justice
By Raahi Reddy
How to turn suspicion into trust and change the political tides.
The Subprime Specter Returns: High Finance and the Growth of High Risk Consumer Debt
By Jennifer Taub
Is consumer credit the next bubble to burst?
The Campaign to Weaken Worker Protections
By Jamie Smith Hopkins
The growing danger of going to work.
Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory: The New Democratic Party and the Canadian Elections
By Bryan Palmer
How triumph in the Alberta elections last May ended in national disaster in November.
Earth to Labor: Dispatches from the Climate Battleground Cobryn’s Class Act Is a Climate Game Changer
By Sean Sweeney
Roots of Rebellion
A Guide to Insurgencies from Coast to Coast Liberation Southern Style
By Mariya Strauss
Organized Money: What Is Corporate America Thinking?
Student Debt and the Next Bailout
By Max Fraser
Book and the Arts
Labor at the Crossroads
Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement, By Thomas Geoghegan
The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Workers’ Movement, By Stanley Aronowitz
If We Can Win Here: The New Front Lines of the Labor Movement, By Fran Quigley
Reviewed by Adam Reich
When Is an Employee Not an Employee? The Employee: A Political History, By Jean-Christian Vinel
Reviewed by Steven Lopez
The Criminalization of Neighborhood Life
On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City, By Alice Goffman
Reviewed by Kesha S. Moore
The Time Grind
Unequal Time: Gender, Class and Family in Employment Schedules, By Dan Clawson and Naomi Gerstel
Reviewed by Teresa Sharpe
Out of the Mainstream: Books and Films You May Have Missed
By Matt Witt
By Dean Rader