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New Labor Forum

Published in Association with Murphy Institute, CUNY

Editor
Paula Finn CUNY, USA
Editor-at-Large
Steve Fraser CUNY, USA
Managing Editor
Andrea Selonick CUNY, USA
Associate Editor
Karen Judd Murphy Institute, CUNY, USA
Books and Arts Editor
Rachel Sherman New School University, New York, USA
Staff Associate
Veronica Ordaz Murphy Institute, CUNY, USA


eISSN: 15572978 | ISSN: 10957960 | Current volume: 26 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: 3 Times/Year
New Labor Forum is a national labor journal from the Murphy Institute and the City University of New York. Published three times a year, New Labor Forum provides a place for labor and its allies to test and debate new ideas. Issues we explore include (but are not limited to): the global economy’s impact on work and labor; new union organizing and political strategies; labor’s new constituencies and their relationship to organized labor’s traditional institutions; internal union reform and new structural models for the labor movement; alternative economic and social policies; and the role of culture in a new, revitalized labor movement.

Our core constituency consists of leaders and activists in organized labor, as well as academics and political and community activists whose work is linked to the causes championed by, and of interest to, working people and their communities. Our readers’ broad areas of interest cover the entire range of the humanities and social sciences.
New Labor Forum authors include:

• Elaine Bernard
• Kate Bronfenbrenner
• Jefferson Cowie
• Peter Dreier
• Liza Featherstone
• Jennifer Gordon
• Nelson Lichtenstein
• Walter Benn Michels
• Robert Pollin
• Adolph Reed
• Phil Thompson
. . . and many more
Consulting Editors
Joshua B. Freeman CUNY Graduate Center, USA
Kitty Krupat Joseph S. Murphy Institute, CUNY, USA
Penny Lewis Joseph S. Murphy Institute, CUNY, USA
Stephanie Luce Joseph S. Murphy Institute, CUNY, USA
Ruth Milkman City University of New York, USA
Ed Ott Joseph S. Murphy Institute, CUNY, USA
Contributing Editor
Jeremy Brecher Labor Network for Sustainability, USA
Editorial Board
Elaine Bernard Harvard University, USA
Barbara Bowen Professional Staff Congress-CUNY, USA
Kate Bronfenbrenner Cornell University, USA
Arthur Cheliotes Communications Workers of America, Local 1180, USA
Mike Davis SUNY-Stony Brook, USA
Amy K. Dean ABD Ventures, USA
Steve Early Communications Workers of America, USA
Hector Figueroa Service Employees International Union, USA
Janice Fine Rutgers University, USA
Bill Fletcher Center for Labor Renewal, USA
Juan Gonzalez The New York Daily News, USA
Marie Gottschalk University of Pennsylvania, USA
Gerald Hudson Service Employees International Union, USA
Lisa Jordan United Steelworkers, USA
Tom Juravich University of Massachusetts, USA
Robin D.G. Kelley University of Southern California, USA
José La Luz American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, USA
Nelson Lichtenstein University of Santa Barbara, USA
Ruth Needleman Indiana University-Northwest, USA
Ai-jen Poo Domestic Workers United, USA
Katie Quan University of California - Berkeley
Adolph Reed University of Pennsylvania, USA
Daisy Rooks University of Montana, USA
Andrew Ross New York University, USA
Kent Wong UCLA Labor Center, USA
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