Interviews | By Kevin C. Brown |

Feb. 12, 2014 — Jake Rosenfeld, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Washington, is the author of “What Unions No Longer Do.” The book traces the consequences of the decline of the labor movement in the United States — for union members and non-members alike. In the interview, we talk with Rosenfeld about some of the deep changes wrought — including those affecting wages, the utility of strikes as a weapon for labor, and the influence of workers’ voices in the political arena — and discuss the difficulty of rebuilding the movement.

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