With union membership at record lows, we need to look to the past to dig ourselves out of the present. The radical-led Farm Equipment Workers Union, which fought for shop-floor democracy and racial equality, is a guide.
Taylor Moore is a freelance journalist in Chicago.
Taylor Moore was fired from Kickstarter for trying to unionize. We spoke to him about the crowdfunding company’s union-busting campaign, the promise of tech worker activism, and the importance of democracy in digital platforms.