The plastic crisis has deep corporate roots: to protect our planet, they need to be exposed
Alice Mah, University of Warwick This spring, I taught a new undergraduate course in environmental sociology. Most of my students took the course because they were curious to see what their desire to live more sustainably had to do with sociology. By the third week – after a deep dive into the troubling connections between…
Quiet on the Set!
A Recent History of IATSE Basic Agreement Negotiations By Aaron Hall for strikewave.com, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 On October 4th of this year, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE, also known as the IA) announced the results of the strike authorization vote taken among roughly 60,000 of its film industry workers in Hollywood and…
Grassroots mojo and 4 other reasons Starbucks workers have been so successful unionizing
By John Logan, San Francisco State University Starbucks Workers United won its 100th election on May 27, 2022 – fittingly, in Seattle, the company’s hometown. And the union has notched another 46 victories in the just over two weeks since then. It comes six months after organizers won their first two union victories, in Buffalo,…