A year before the coronavirus pandemic, graduate workers at the University of Illinois-Chicago went on strike for three weeks and won. Last month, they built off of the infrastructure created during that strike to demand and win COVID-19 protections.
Dawn Tefft is executive director of GEO.
Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan series refuses to simplify the systems of capitalist and patriarchal domination it describes.
Like their counterparts in K-12, academic workers in public higher ed have organized to challenge austerity.