Building power at the point of production: An update

Back in 2015, I wrote a detailed article about the strategic power and importance within the class struggle of workers in manufacturing and other related industrial sectors. The piece – “In Search of Workers’ Power” – was published in The North Star, a defunct socialist website that, for a time, became a reference point for … Continue reading Building power at the point of production: An update

Workers at L.A.-area electric bus factory vote to unionize: Thoughts on building union power in manufacturing

As detailed in a story from earlier this week published in the Los Angeles Times, on November 12, workers at a small electric bus plant owned by the company Proterra in the Los Angeles area voted to unionize through United Steel Workers Local 675. Notably, the union drive and vote at the Proterra plant, which … Continue reading Workers at L.A.-area electric bus factory vote to unionize: Thoughts on building union power in manufacturing