Volume 32, Issue 2, Spring 2023


On the Contrary

Independent Unions: The Allure of a Failing Strategy
By Erik Loomis

The Tipping Game: Winners and Losers 

The Subminimum Wage Plus Tips: A Bad Bargain for Workers
By Sylvia A. Allegretto

Los Deliveristas Unidos and the Ideals of Worker Justice
By Kitty Weiss Krupat with Ligia M. Guallpa

Europe’s New Authoritarianism
By Luciano Kovacs

Cannabis: A New Frontier for Union Jobs
By Margaret Gray and Olivia Heffernan

Open for Business: The Supreme Court Curbs Federal Regulatory Power
By Jenny Breen

How Private Equity Landlords Prey on Working-Class Communities of Color
By Eric Seymour and Taylor Shelton

Argentina’s Road to a Universal Wage
By Julieta Campana and Federico Blasco

Working-Class Voices

Corporate Railroading in the 21st Century: A Train Conductor’s Life
By Kressent Pottenger

Earth to Labor: Dispatches from the Climate Battleground

Global South Unions Search for a “Public Pathway” Approach to Energy Transition
By Sean Sweeney

Books and the Arts

Towards a Broader Movement Against Policing
After Black Lives Matter: Policing and Anti-Capitalist Struggle
By Cedric G. Johnson
Reviewed by Paul Prescod

A Tale of Two Orders: From the New Deal to Neoliberalism
The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order: America and the World in the Free Market Era
by Gary Gerstle
Reviewed by Katherine Rader

Veterans Affairs at the Crossroads
Our Veterans: Winners, Losers, Friends and Enemies on the New Terrain of Veterans Affairs
By Suzanne Gordon, Steve Early, and Jasper Craven
Reviewed by Mark Dudzic

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

By Ellen Bass

Bringing Flowers to Salinas Valley State Prison
Black Coffee