16 Articles by: Kim Moody

Kim Moody was a founder of Labor Notes in the United States and the author of several books on labor and politics including Tramps & Trade Union Travelers: Internal Migration and Organized Labor in Gilded Age America, 1870-1900 (Haymarket, 2019) and On New Terrain: How Capital is Reshaping the Battleground of Class War</cite< (Haymarket Books, 2017). He is currently a visiting scholar at the University of Westminster in London, and a member of the National Union of Journalists and the University and College Union.

Capitalism Was Always Like This

It’s fashionable to claim that the “rise of the robots” or the “disappearance of work” have changed everything about labor in the twenty-first century. But when it comes to extracting profit from workers, today’s era of ruthless capitalism is fundamentally the same as those of the past.