Volume 31 Issue 3 (Fall 2022)

Table of Contents

From the Editorial Team

New Labor Forum Chronicles a Quarter Century in Labor

Who Pays for Inflation?
By Samir Sonti

Office Space: The Political Economy of Remote Work
By Joel Suarez

New Organizing Models: Grassroots to Global

Sectoral Bargaining: Labor’s Pathway to Power?
By Peter Olney and Rand Wilson

High-Octane Organizing at Starbucks
By John Logan

Teamsters Confront Amazon: An Early Assessment
By Ellen Reese and Jake Alimahomed-Wilson

Can the ILO Assist the U.S. Battle for Unionization?
By Stanley Gacek

The Chicago Teachers’ Strike Ten Years On: Organizing for the Common Good, Then and Now
By Eric Blanc

Between Military Violence, Union Busting and Deteriorating Working Conditions, Myanmar’s Factory Workers Are Being Squeezed from All Sides
By Kiana Duncan

Working-Class Voices

Barista Solidarity from Buffalo to Oklahoma City
By Kressent Pottenger

Earth to Labor: Dispatches from the Climate Battleground

How Can Cities Reach Their Climate Goals?
By Sean Sweeney

Organized Money: What Is Corporate America Thinking?

Battling the Board
By Max Fraser

Books and the Arts

“The Soul of This Place”: Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit
Reviewed by Tyler Grand Pre

Density Is Not Enough: Rebuilding Union Power
Arise: Power, Strategy and Union Resurgence
By Jane Holgate
Reviewed by Emma Teitelman

Is Cross-Class Solidarity Possible in the Brave New World?
Bridging the Divide: Working-Class Culture in a Middle-Class Society
By Jack Metzgar
Reviewed by Catherine Liu

Our Bookshelf: Recent Publications by Members of New Labor Forum’s Editorial Board and Staff

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

By Bob Hicok

Calling Him Back from Layoff
After working sixty hours again for what reason