UAW President Shawn Fain Is Reviving That Old-Time Religion

Mixing Bible verses with class-struggle rhetoric, Shawn Fain’s pro-labor Christianity stands in a rich tradition brimming with scripture-quoting union workers and labor leaders.

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On the eve of a historic “stand-up” strike, United Auto Workers (UAW) president Shawn Fain delivered a speech that sounded like a sermon. “One of the first things I do every day when I get up is I crack open my devotional for a daily reading and I pray,” he revealed. “I chose to be […]

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