Volume 25, Issue 2
Table of Contents
From the Editorial Team
Under the Radar
By Sarah Jaffe
Unreported and under-reported news and views that matter.
On the Contrary
Class Struggle in Robot Utopia
By Peter Frase
Feeling the Bern: An Analysis of the Sanders Phenomenon
By Tom Gallagher
How did an avowed socialist manage to challenge the Democratic Party’s anointed leader?
The Black-Labor-Left Alliance in the Neoliberal Age
By Adolph Reed Jr.
What Black Lives Matter should take from A. Philip Randolph.
Out of the Ashes: The Resurrection of the Chilean Labor Movement
By René Rojas
How miners and port workers are leading the revival.
Debtors’ Island: How Puerto Rico Became a Hedge-Fund Playground
By Jennifer Wolff
Can Puerto Rico’s labor movement provide an alternative to austerity?
Does Labor’s Future Rest on Justice Scalia’s Replacement?
By Charlotte Garden
Has the threat to the labor movement passed away with Scalia?
The Marikana Massacre: Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency in South Africa
By Rajendra Chetty
Will a new labor and political movement end the reign of the ANC and the COASTU?
The Marxist Moment
Full Circle: Was Marx Right After All?
By Simon Head
Why the logic of a neoliberal economy invites a Marxist critique.
A Year to Remember: Reviewing Labor Movement Highlights and Lowlights
By Tom Juravich
Earth to Labor: Dispatches from the Climate Battleground
Contested Futures: Labor After Keystone XL
By Sean Sweeney
Roots of Rebellion: A Guide to Insurgencies from Coast to Coast
“We actually stopped the raids”: Puente’s Crusade Against Family Separations
By Mariya Strauss
Organized Money: What Is Corporate America Thinking?
Politics, Guns, and Money
By Max Fraser
Books and the Arts
Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir
By Wednesday Martin
The Nanny Chronicles of Hollywood
By Julie Swales and Stella Reid
Reviewed by Rachel Sherman
The Insecurity State
Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times
By Marianne Cooper
The Tumbleweed Society: Working and Caring in an Age of Insecurity
By Allison Pugh
Reviewed by Leslie Bell
On Whose Authority?
Another Politics: Talking Across Today’s Transformative Movements
By Chris Dixon
Reviewed by Stephanie Luce
Down and Out in the Homeland
$2.00 a Day: Living on Nothing in America
By Kathryn Edin and H. Luke Shaefer
Reviewed by Sudhir Venkatesh
Our Bookshelf: Recent Publications by Members of New Labor Forum’s Editorial Board and Staff
Edited by Kent Wong and Nancy Guarneros
Out of the Mainstream: Books and Films You May Have Missed
By Matt Witt
There Is No Such Thing as the Moment of Death
By Marilyn Krysl
A Twenty-Four Week Preemie, Change of Shift
By Belle Waring