Striking a Blow | Kim Kelly
The massive UAW strike is a rebuke of President Trump’s string of broken promises—and the broken system of capitalism itself.
I wrote this piece on the #GMstrike for
before I joined the line last night, and after talking to the workers up there, am even more convinced that this strike is going to be the start of something big—and just may land a body blow on Trump.
Since 2018, teachers, hotel workers, fast food workers, sex workers, and grad students have gone on strike. High school students walked out for gun control; tech workers protested workplace cultures. Now the wave has reached the manufacturing sector.
Big picture of the GM strike from