Winter 2019

Volume 28 Issue 1 (Winter 2019)

Table of Contents

From the Editorial Team

Under the Radar
By Sarah Jaffe
Unreported and under-reported news and views that matter.

Surveillance Capitalism and the Challenge of Collective Action
By Shoshana Zuboff
A theory.

Renewing Working-Class Internationalism
By Aziz Rana
Overcoming the artificial separation between domestic and foreign affairs.

What Did the Midterms Tell Us about the Future of the Progressive-Left?
By Ted Fertik
An anatomy of the left’s electoral coalition.

Work and Its Discontents on the Platform:

Platform Capitalism: What’s at Stake for Workers?
By Steven Vallas
Will the digital revolution give rise to a workers’ revolution?

Daniel in the Lion’s Den: Platform Workers Take on Tech Giants in the Workplace and the World
By Julianne Tveten
Political organizing combines with workplace organizing in Silicon Valley.

#MeToo Inside the Labor Movement
By Ana Avendaño
Will organized labor overcome its traditional reluctance to take a stand against sexual harassment?

The French Enigma: Macron, Centrist Reformism, and the Labor Movement
By George Ross
Why Macron is unpopular but labor is losing.

#CountMeIn: The NYC Building Trades Campaign Puts It All on the Line
By David Mirtz
The building trades, long an exclusive club, reach out to non-union workers in fight against open shop.

Thwarting Janus: New Legislation Makes Adjunct Organizing Easier in New York State
By Luke Elliot-Negri and Marc Kagan
Is there a silver lining in the Janus cloud hanging over in New York?

Working-Class Voices

Sex Work Is Work
By Riley Renegade with Kressent Pottenger

Earth to Labor: Dispatches from the Climate Battleground

When Science Upends Wishful Thinking: Can Renewables Alone Ensure 1.5 Degrees?
By Sean Sweeney

Roots of Rebellion: A Guide to Insurgencies from Coast to Coast

“This beautiful place we feel we saved”  
By Mariya Strauss

Organized Money: What Is Corporate America Thinking?

An Impasse for the Donor Class
By Max Fraser

Books and the Arts

Nothing to Expect but a Hiding

Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance—and What We Can Do About It
By Jeffrey Pfeffer
Reviewed by Jeremy Milloy

Repetition or Renewal? 

On New Terrain: How Capital Is Reshaping the Battleground of Class War
By Kim Moody
Reviewed by Gabriel Winant

Out of the Mainstream: Books and Films You May Have Missed 
By Matt Witt

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