E3: How might Corona transform labor organizing? with Eric Blanc

May 23, 2020 00:33:42
E3: How might Corona transform labor organizing? with Eric Blanc
Socialism in the Time of Corona
E3: How might Corona transform labor organizing? with Eric Blanc
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To date there have been more than 200 documented strikes, walkouts and other types of labor protest in the U.S. by essential workers in warehouses, meat processing plants, hospitals and grocery stores. What might this wave of activity mean for the labor movement after the pandemic?

Guest: Eric Blanc, author of Red State Revolt: The Teachers' Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics (Verso: 2019), and organizer with the Democratic Socialists of America's Emergency Worker Organizing Committee (EWOC)

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