One of the great challenges facing workers’ movements is how fast the capitalist-fueled world changes. The monied class, it seems, is always one step ahead. Try to unionize grocery store workers, and they get replaced by self-checkout machines. Try to pool workers’ money for political action, and your state legislature enacts right-to-work.
In his new book, “On New Terrain: How Capital is Reshaping the Battleground of Class War,” Labor Notes co-founder Kim Moody highlights the changes modern capital is wreaking on the economic, political and social landscape, and tries to point a way forward. Kim Moody joins Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing now by phone.