What Makes A Union Worth It? with Maximillian Alvarez
Just 10% of American workers are in a union. But according to a 2022 Gallup poll, support for unions is at 71%-- the highest since 1965. Unions can be a source of protection and security, but just like any organization they can be run poorly or run well. Maximillian Alvarez, editor in chief of The Real News, joins host Anne Helen Petersen to answers questions from listeners about forming solidarity, reforming a corrupt union, and weighing their union options.
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