In West Virginia, a focal point of Trump-era liberal armchair ethnography, teachers have won a historic statewide strike just as the Supreme Court is poised to rule in Janus, a case that will mark the culmination of a long right-wing effort to gut public sector unions. It’s a scary time—but maybe, just maybe, also an […]
I was a guest on NPR’s On the Media to talk about the West Virginia teachers’ strike and the media’s bad coverage of working people. The episode also featured some of my favorite people: Marcy Wheeler [@emptywheel], independent investigative reporter, on decontextualized Mueller scooplets and Elizabeth Catte [@elizabethcatte], historian and writer, on the news media’s narratives […]
I joined Molly and John to discuss the historical significance of the West Virginia teachers strike, Bari Weiss continues the New York Times tradition of attacking student activists, and Trump may have engaged in some light witness tampering.
What’s work going to look like in the next several decades? Do we even need bosses? An extended interview I did with Nando Vila on his Fusion TV show, Happy Ending. You can watch the full episode of the show (including my appearance in an honest-to-goodness comedy sketchy) at Fusion.
Join us for the fifth annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, an all-day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to gender, art, and feminism. This year’s edit-a-thon kicks off with a conversation about the relationship between structures of inequality and structures of the Internet, the affective labor of Internet activism, and creating inclusive online communities. […]
Join us January 30th, State of the Union day, for a live recording of the Podcast for Social Research, followed by a live stream of the State of the Union address! Before Trump takes to Congress to deliver his first State of the Union, guests Sarah Jaffe (the Nation Institute) and Kazembe Balagun (Rosa Luxemburg […]
March 8, 2018 we will strike! Join us along with a group of outstanding women as they discuss why they’re striking this year for International Working Women’s Day and how we can reclaim together the meaning of the day. We will announce our platform and our voices will be heard. Guest speakers include: Sarah Jaffe, […]
This one has a special place in my heart–once upon a time my social media handle everywhere was @seasonothebitch. I changed it to my real name because you know, professionalism or something. But along came a coven of excellent socialist feminists who chose that name for their podcast, and this week I was a guest […]
I joined Molly and John to discuss Jet Blue flight attendants’ effort to unionize, and the importance of the Poor People’s Campaign. Also, thoughts on the Golden Globes, and some Baltimore public schools remain without heat.
The Center for the United States and the Cold War will host “The Early Cold War and How it Led to Today: Connecting the McCarthy Era to the Age of Trump” a fall symposium at New York University on September 15-16. The two-day conference will bring together renowned scholars, writers and journalists who have shaped […]