The world is still reverberating from last week’s Brexit referendum. The leave campaign won largely because it appealed to the anxiety and frustration of British working-class voters. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Tim Strangleman argues that those who campaigned in favor of the UK’s membership in the EU misread the political landscape by failing to address […]
The Kalmanovitz Initiative convenes and supports activists, advocates, and academics in line with our mission of advancing workers’ rights and economic justice.
The Kalmanovitz Initiative draws upon the resources of a great university to educate and engage a new generation of leaders dedicated to a just, democratic, and inclusive economy.
Drawing on Georgetown’s distinctive identity as an arena of policy formulation and debate, the Kalmanovitz Initiative fosters approaches aimed at creating equitable, sustainable, and empowering workplace relations in a fast-changing economy.
The Kalmanovitz Initiative and the Rutgers SMLR Center for Innovation in Worker Organization, joined by AFSCME, AFT, NEA, and SEIU, invite you to a July 13 event highlighting the success of Bargaining for the Common Good in Los Angeles and beyond. . Find out how the Fix LA Coalition united labor and community groups, broke the mold on collective bargaining, and […]
One of the most frequently recited myths about poverty is that it can be solved through innovation and entrepreneurship. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Mark Popovich unravels that claim by underlining hard truths about the costs and risks of starting a new business. Finally, we need to look beyond the statistics on business startups and get real about the underlying […]