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A book series with Verso
A nationwide series of reading groups
New audio and video content
...and much more

Uncommon CORE

The 2012 Chicago Teachers Union strike would have never come to be without the patient building of a radical formation within the union.

Red Friday

The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re a Jacobin reader, you probably don’t have firm plans for Black Friday, the largest, most soul-crushing shopping day of the year. Maybe, if you’re still with your family, you’ll strike up the annual argument with your libertarian uncle. Or maybe you’ll catch some news footage of stampeding hordes […]

Strike for America

In 1991, Tom Geoghegan subtitled his memoir of life as a labor lawyer “trying to be for labor when it’s flat on its back.” Two decades later, the image needs some updating. It’s only accurate if you picture labor flat on its back on, say, a stainless steel emergency room operating table, its heartbeat heard […]

Micah Uetricht

Micah Uetricht is online editor at Jacobin and author of Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity.