Common work is the best tool for building unity among trade unionists and allies in the broad anti-racist front.
Unions need to start organizing for 2022 now, forming “ballot brigades” and pressing for the near-term wins that will help move voters.
The heroes of the 2020 election are the grassroots political activists who busted their butts to defeat Trump by working for Biden.
Time's up for Donald Trump! You will get blasted in the popular vote and crushed in the Electoral College.
Rand Wilson and Peter Olney respond to the many replies to their January 22 article. We are indebted to the many Organizing Upgrade readers who responded thoughtfully to our article, A Labor Movement 2020 Election Strategy. Privately, we also received additional comments that were in the same constructive spirit. Brothers Garver, Maki and […]
by Rand Wilson and Peter Olney Organized labor has an opportunity to play an important role in the upcoming selection of a presidential candidate in the Democratic Party’s primaries and the eventual November 3, 2020 U.S. presidential election. The stakes couldn’t be higher, not only for the future of the labor movement but […]
by Rand Wilson and Peter Olney The November U.S. elections produced very good results for most Americans and indeed for the rest of the world. The Democrats won control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Since Trump was elected in 2016, the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives and the Supreme Court have been in […]
Unions that supported Sanders are uniting in the new Labor for Our Revolution network By Rand Wilson and Peter Olney Senator Bernie Sanders’ candidacy for president in 2015-16 opened up new political contradictions in the U.S. labor movement. Unlike other Western democracies where organized labor has had a role in founding social democratic parties of […]