Stories by Micah Uetricht

Micah Uetricht is the Associate Editor of In These Times and a former In These Times intern. He is also a contributing editor at Jacobin and the author of Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity. He has written for the Nation, the American Prospect, Al Jazeera America, Dissent, the Chicago Reader and elsewhere. He previously worked as a labor organizer. subscribe to Micah Uetricht's feed

Posted on: Apr 16, 2017, Source: In These Times

Unionized teachers can help keep charter administrations accountable to their workers—and to students.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2016, Source: In These Times

The strike will only last a day, but it’s the kind of mass political strike that rarely seen in American labor history.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2012, Source: Labor Notes

Military-grade policing equipment and cops who appeared prepared for hand-to-hand streetfighting were being used to clear the street of pastors and community leaders softly singing “We Shall Overcome.”

Posted on: Apr 20, 2011, Source: Campus Progress

The labor battles in this country are increasingly becoming holy wars, but religious foot soldiers don’t always see an anti-worker agenda as part of God’s plan.