Why the digital gig economy needs co-ops and unions
Millions of people are joining the digital gig economy, attempting to outbid one another for increasingly precarious bit-work. We need to challenge that culture.
Washing away capitalism: workers who’ve occupied their factory provide a space of hope
A soap factory in Greece, abandoned by its owners, has been reclaimed by its workers - and provides a vital example of how things can be done differently.
It's not just a balancing act: work must work for workers
The British economy is unbalanced regionally and by sector, but at core, it must fix a deeper problem: work doesn't work for workers.
Published in: HomeWalmart's Black Friday strikes: a new dawn for organised labour?
Walmart has been extremely hostile to the concept of worker collective voice, and this hostility, in time, led to it becoming a major innovator in anti-union tactics. But labour is organising differently and fighting back.
History is on McCluskey's side: Unite must go beyond the law
As has happened time and time again, trade unions are being repressed and sidelined, the future of workers' rights is put into question. How can the unions, and the people they represent, respond?