The historic strike by student workers in the University of California system just entered its fifth week. Jacobin spoke with striking workers about the state of the strike and how union members are feeling at this contentious and pivotal moment.
Johnathan Guy is a PhD candidate in political science at the University of California, Berkeley, a rank-and-file member of UAW 2865, and a coeditor of the Trouble magazine on climate-left politics.
The Sunrise Movement deserves enormous credit for putting the Green New Deal on the national political agenda. But the organization seems to have hit a wall as of late. It may be time for Sunrise to pursue a new direction in its tactics.