Unions

Sticking With the Union

The key to labor’s future: thinking beyond its own membership to the entire working class.

By Lindsay Beyerstein

The Path Back To Equality Leads Through Unions

The Nation summarizes an important new finding: Americans of the mid-twentieth century had unions to thank for their booming, egalitarian economy.

By Nathan Pippenger

Toward an Institutional Turn on Trade

By Todd Tucker

Labor’s Janus-Faced Juncture

Janus was the god of turning points and transitions. Now a Supreme Court case that bears this name threatens to mark a watershed for organized labor, and not a good one.

By Joseph A. McCartin

Trump Taking Us Back in Time on Labor Rights

A Trump NLRB may well overturn most of the major precedents of the Obama era, as this week's appointments have further elucidated.

By Sharon Block