A podcast about labor organizing, hosted by Sarah Jaffe and Michelle Chen. Presented by Dissent magazine since 2013.
Occupy's Ten-Year Anniversary, with Stephen Lerner and Jonathan Westin
How did Occupy change the labor movement? And what lessons might it still hold for unions struggling to find their footing in an ever more crisis-prone world?
For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-occupys-ten-year-anniversary
Washington Retreats from a Just Transition, with Joe Uehlein
As hopes for ambitious climate policy fade, Joe Uehlein, Founding President of the Labor Network for Sustainability, talks about why we must decarbonize the economy while protecting workers.
For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-washington-retreats-from-a-just-transition-with-joe-uehlein
Belabored: Lost in Work, with Amelia Horgan
Amelia Horgan's new book, Lost in Work: Escaping Capitalism, asks what work is, and what we can do to make it change it.
For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-lost-in-work-with-amelia-horgan
Belabored: Why "Corporate Social Responsibility" Fails Workers
A close look at what happens when corporations police themselves.
For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-why-corporate-social-responsibility-fails-workers
Belabored: Critical Race Panic in Schools, with Jesse Hagopian
A new right-wing campaign to ban "critical race theory" aims to crack down on teachers who teach honestly about racism. How can teachers protect themselves and their students?
For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-critical-race-panic-schools-jesse-hagopian
Labor Solidarity in China, with Tobita Chow and Kevin Lin
A conversation about what rising U.S.-China tensions mean for workers and the labor movement in both countries.
For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-labor-solidarity-in-china-with-tobita-chow-and-kevin-lin