PBS News Hour| Lane Windham Talks the UAW Strike and The Recent Wave of Labor Activism

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‘I think that [younger] generation, they were children during the Great Recession. They saw that. They saw their parents go through that. They watched it from a visceral place…I see [the support of worker] as a function of their larger activism”

Check out The KI’s Associate Director Lane Windham discussing how the UAW International Union’s historic strike fits into the larger wave of labor activism as workers stand up across the country to demand what is right….Read more on PBS News Hour

Lane Windham is an experienced organizer, educator, historian and activist. She holds a doctoral degree in U.S. history and her book about union organizing in the 1970s, Knocking on Labor’s Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide.