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

A Toxic Tour With Tales of Resilience

Posted October 3, 2017 by

Befitting a city rich in history, Richmond has multiple guides to its past. On the  waterfront, Betty Reid Soskin, the nation’s oldest park ranger, holds forth at the Rosie the Riveter Homefront Museum, informing visitors from far and near about
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Soil Not Oil In The Shadow of Chevron?

Posted September 5, 2017 by

No fossil fuel critics have been more regular visitors to Richmond, CA. than the hundreds of people arriving for this week’s “Soil Not Oil” conference, held, annually, in the shadow of the city’s century old Chevron refinery. Why pick a
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Should Greens Go Local?

Posted November 10, 2016 by

As Kermit the Frog, America’s most famous Muppet, says: “it’s not easy being green.” Preliminary results of the Green Party’s latest national campaign confirm the reality of his observation. The Party’s much-touted goal was getting 5% of the vote on
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