Labor Research and Action Network Connects Researchers and Scholars with the Labor Movement

June 29, 2016

This story was written by Jeff Schuhrke and first appeared at In These Times. When 100,000 protesters occupied the Wisconsin State Capitol in early 2011 in an attempt to thwart Governor Scott Walker’s bill revoking the rights of public sector employees, a group of labor researchers and scholars were motivated to… Read More»

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Labor Keeps Up the Fight in the Public Sector

June 26, 2015

It’s no secret that teachers, firefighters and other civil servants are under attack from extremist politicians and the billionaires bankrolling them. And as Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker moves to run for president in 2016, more hardworking women and men are reckoning with the possibility of a national anti-worker agenda. Walker’s… Read More»

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Scholars Share Research and Ideas at the Fourth Annual LRAN Conference

June 17, 2014

Yesterday I had the honor of kicking off the fourth annual national Labor Research and Action Network (LRAN) conference, hosted by the Kalmanovitz Initiative at Georgetown University. Over 250 labor scholars and practitioners from unions, universities and nonprofits across the country have come together here to share their experiences and… Read More»

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