Andy Potter

Union and Conservative, Better Together

In the current New York Times Saturday Review piece, The Decline of Unions and the Rise of Trump, author Neil Gross begins to explore some important questions about the white working class and unions. He points out that unions have lost the presence they once had in our society and names the political implications of that change. Yet it is also true that what still happens inside the life of a union is vital for forging the politics of our future and countering the worst elements of what is afoot today.

Keep reading... Show less
BRAND NEW STORIES

Don't Sit on the Sidelines of History. Join Alternet All Access and Go Ad-Free. Support Honest Journalism.