Lane Windham

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Lane Windham holds a Ph.D. in U.S. history and is a fellow with Georgetown University's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor.

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LRAN Conference Call for Proposals: Proposal Deadline Friday, March 16

by on January 29, 2018

Scholars, labor practitioners, and activists from across the country will convene in Nashville, TN to share new ideas and lessons learned, and connect around research and campaign work. We hope this conference is an opportunity to develop an offensive strategy in the changed political climate nationwide, and to learn from the unique challenges faced by organizers and researchers in the South and in right to work states, including from active campaigns in the Nashville area.

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#MeToo Solidarity

by on December 6, 2017

Sexual harassment is both a labor and gender justice issue. After all, the workplace is the epicenter of women’s recent outrage about sexual harassment and assault. Hollywood titans, respected reporters, and celebrity chefs all used their power over women’s paychecks in order to gain power over their bodies.

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Women Hold the Keys to New Working-Class Prosperity

by on July 4, 2017

America rediscovered its working class during the 2016 election, and many Democrats and progressives now call for fresh policies to address the nation’s crisis of bad jobs and stagnant wages. Twenty-first century working-class prosperity, however, must involve a reinvigorated labor movement.

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