1 Article by: James Gray Pope

James Gray Pope is a distinguished professor of law at Rutgers Law School and serves on the executive council of the Rutgers Council of AAUP/AFT Chapters, AFL-CIO. He can be reached at [email protected]

Workers’ Only True Weapon

Strikes are essential for workers, which is why Cynthia Nixon pushed to legalize them for New York public-sector workers. That stance threatened bosses’ interests — which is why Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio, and even some union leaders pushed to keep them illegal.