How Workers Can Help Defeat a Trump Coup

How Workers Can Help Defeat a Trump Coup

By Jeremy Brecher, LNS Research and Policy Director Tweet This Commentary >> Donald Trump, desperately behind in the polls, appears to be laying the groundwork for illegally attempting to remain in office if he loses the election. A previous commentary, “Social...
Workers vs. the Coronavirus Depression

Workers vs. the Coronavirus Depression

By Jeremy Brecher, LNS Research and Policy Director Listen to the audio version >> The COVID-19 era has confronted workers with unique threats and problems – and they have turned to unique strategies to counter them. The previous commentary, “Striking in the...
Striking in the Coronavirus Depression

Striking in the Coronavirus Depression

By Jeremy Brecher, LNS Research and Policy Director In response to COVID-19 and the COVID-19 Depression, workers have developed unique strategies and forms of organization to protect their lives and livelihoods. We saw in “Fighting the Great Depression — from...
Self-Help in the Coronavirus Depression

Self-Help in the Coronavirus Depression

By Jeremy Brecher, LNS Research and Policy Director In the early years of the Great Depression of the 1930s, unemployed and impoverished workers turned to dramatic forms of self-help to survive. Anti-eviction “riots” led by organizations of the unemployed made it...