Steve Early

Steve Early is a longtime labor journalist and author of Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress (Monthly Review Press, 2013), The Civil Wars in U.S. Labor (Haymarket Books, 2011) and Embedded With Organized Labor (MRP, 2009)

Articles by Steve Early

Tony Mazzocchi

Tony Mazzocchi’s Spirit Haunts Big Oil Again

Posted February 4, 2015 by

Twelve years ago, America’s leading advocate of occupational health and environmental safety succumbed to pancreatic cancer. In the U.S., where the influence of organized labor has long been contracting, the death of a former trade union official is often little
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Mike Parker speaking on behalf of the Richmond Environmental Justice Coalition at the Richmond City Council meeting on July 22.   Photo credit: Juan Reardon

Chevron Goes Another Round With Richmond

Posted August 4, 2014 by

Chevron is a company used to getting its own way, particularly in communities around the world where it operates major refineries. For the last eight years, progressive elected officials in Richmond, CA., and their grassroots organizational allies, have made doing
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