Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Erica Smiley

Erica Smiley is the organizing director of Jobs With Justice, a national network of grassroots-based labor and community coalitions.

Articles by this author

 

The Labor Movement Is About the Fight for True Democracy

The Americans organizing their workplaces aren’t simply fighting for themselves. They’re storm troops fighting for democracy.

Erica Smiley ·


US Needs a People's Economic Democracy

Building a more powerful people's movement for economic democracy will require the spread of a more expansive view of democracy, one that moves past individual rights and into the realm of shared responsibilities.

Erica Smiley ·


The Corporate Attack on Our Democracy Is an Assault on the Working Class

When wages are stagnating at the same time that big business is accumulating a staggering amount of wealth, it is an indictment of our democracy.

Erica Smiley ·


Redefining the Possible for Labor

Our best weapon to combat wealth inequality remains a strong union contract, but innovative direct action is also needed.

Erica Smiley ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Common Dreams Logo