E2: Do unions still make us strong? with Frances Boyes

May 17, 2020 00:36:46
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Socialism in the Time of Corona
E2: Do unions still make us strong? with Frances Boyes
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Show Notes

What are unions in the U.S. doing in response to the pandemic, and is it enough? What is the right balance for the left between being "deferential" and "hypercritical" towards unions?

Frances Boyes is former union representative with Unite Here and board member of Mass-Care, as well as member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA).

Background: Culinary Union vs Bernie SandersAmerican Prospect; Medicare vs COBRA, Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

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