From the Quarterly

Images from Graduate Student Union Campaigns (Part 1)

What’s a movement without a few buttons and bullhorns?

Zach Schwartz-Weinstein

You really need to think strategically about how universities work, how they are trying to invest their capital, and then go after them on those grounds, and use our positionality as contingent academics to our advantage.

Organizing Undergraduates: Expanding the Academic Union

Incorporating undergraduates into graduate unions, which are already mobilizing student workers on campus, is one potential method for organizing this growing labor force.

#UsToo: How Unions Could Fight Harassment in STEM

Calls for more data and institutional leadership can only do so much: we must also change who holds power in our universities and who is subject to that power.

With or Without U

Organizing Graduate Workers Beyond Trump’s NLRB

Kim Tolley

I think graduate students deserve the right to organize. So if I can help people understand that it’s not hard to start, I’ll feel very happy with this interview. 

Union-Busting on the Prairie

The University of Iowa is a prairie-bound theater of the entwined ideological wars on labor rights and academic freedom.

Paying to Work

On the Student/Worker Distinction

Full Stop Podcast Episode #2: Graduate Student Organizing

We are really excited to share with you our second episode of the Full Stop Podcast, which ties into our most recent special quarterly issue on Graduate Student Organizing.

The Fruits of Our Eroticism

The figs you eat have the bodies of the dead who tried to enter those to whom they are the same rather than those to whom they are different—Leviticus tells us such things are an “abomination,” and this fruit is your caution as it is your knowledge.