Is Fight for 15 for Real?

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I organized a roundtable discussion on the Fight for 15 fast food strikers campaign with Chicago Whole Foods worker Trish Kahle, former SEIU staffer and author Jane McAlevey, and International Longshore and Warehouse Union organizing director Peter Olney. In it, the panelists discuss some of recent criticisms of the campaign as top-down and PR-driven. You can read it here

Fast Food Strikes Hit a Record 58 Cities, As Campaign’s Tactics Are Debated

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Fast food workers struck in 58 cities on Thursday. I followed Chicago strikers around throughout the day, and wrote about some of the debates over the campaign’s organizing tactics here.