Noam Chomsky: Progressives Must Revitalize the Labor Movement

Trump didn’t win the working class, the Democrats lost it; it’s urgent that progressive organizing focus on the working class and unions – human civilization depends on it. There should be a focus on union organizing at Amazon. Noam Chomsky on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.   

The transcript is available at https://theanalysis.news

” …progressive organizing focus on the working class and unions – human civilization depends on it.”

00:00Intro 01:02Chomsky’s drive and conviction and reasons for optimism 07:44Expanding activist base 14:40Strategizing on the national level, labor-organizing 24:39January 6th, Elites turn against Trump 28:06Revitalizing the labor movement parallels in U.S. history 35:49The necessity of class-based educational and cultural institutions 38:29Post-war attack on organized labor, fracturing labor-solidarity 45:23Organizing within and outside of institutional labor unions 49:56Final words to activists

 theAnalysis-news

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