Women Farmworkers Fight to Secure Their Rights and End Sexual Harassment

Editor’s Note: For this article, New Labor Forum’s Working-Class Voices columnist Kressent Pottenger interviewed three women who are members of

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Justice on the Job for Nail Salon Workers– Narbada Chhetri and Pabitra Dash interview with Kressent Pottenger

Organizing on the far side of the economy is gaining ground once thought impossible.

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Organizing in a Brave New World

Austerity, growing inequality, and the economic and political domination of billionaires, bankers, hedge funds, and giant corporations make the current moment ripe for birthing a movement that can radically transform the country and the world. This is a time of great peril, but also of extraordinary opportunity and—yes—reasons for hope. The last four decades have been characterized by unrelenting attacks on the working class, the weakening of unions and the financialization of capitalism.

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