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 GI Rebellion: When Soldiers Said No to War

Posted August 20, 2019 by

Fifty years ago this fall, a campus upsurge turned opposition to the Vietnam War into a genuine mass movement. On October 15, 1969, several million students, along with community-based activists, participated in anti-war events under the banner of the “Vietnam
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A Plant Closing War, Viewed From Inside

Posted July 16, 2019 by

Last winter, protestors wearing yellow vests commanded center stage in France. Their grassroots challenge to the neoliberal regime of President Emmanuel Macron drew on a long tradition of labor militancy, including factory closing fights. When these protestors still had blue
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Can The Military Be Reformed?

Posted April 2, 2019 by

Six Unusual Veterans Ponder Active Duty and Its Aftermath  It happens all the time in small towns and big cities across the country. A young person from a poor or working-class family can’t find a good job or afford to
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