The Supreme Court Janus decision is a devastating defeat for labor. Public-sector unions now have two choices: continued decline, or a reversion to the kind of militant collective action of the movement’s early years.
Chris Maisano is a contributing editor at Jacobin and union staffer in New York. He is a member of Democratic Socialists of America.
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