Don’t Mourne, Organize! : Harold Meyerson on the Labor Movement

by David Kaib

Harold Meyerson

Harold Meyerson has a substantial and important piece (“If Labor Dies, What’s Next?”) surveying the problems of the union movement, and the problems of a liberalism facing a disappearing union movement, in the Prospect.  It’s well timed, given the inspiring Chicago Teachers’ Union strike that happening as I type this.  Meyerson notes, as he has in the past, a pessimism among unnamed leaders of in the movement – although it seems clear this includes top people at SEIU (see below)

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