Fight for 15

The state of the union is …unequal

An article by Mike Harris on the recent "State of the Union" address by President Obama, and the most recent fast food strikes and efforts at worker organizing in the US.

Fast food unionism: the unionization of McDonald’s and the McDonaldization of unions

IWW organizer Erik Forman gives a broad background of the fast food industry, business union tactics, and draws out some directions that an autonomous movement of fast food workers could take to remedy the issues he identifies.

Fast food workers strike: what is and what isn’t the Fight for Fifteen campaign

A short article by Adam Weaver about the Fight for Fifteen fast-food 'strikes' in the United States.

Venture syndicalism: fanning and dousing the flames of discontent

99% needs a raise

Article from the Industrial Worker newspaper on fast food strikes in the U.S.

Venture syndicalism: can reviving the strike revive mass unionization?

A short article by Nate Hawthorne on the prospects of AFL-CIO unions taking bigger risks to halt the decline of unionization rates.