Why the Book?

State of the Unions puts in context today's news -- the state battles over collective bargaining and right-to-work, politics and the elections, rising strike activity, the attacks on the National Labor Relations Board -- while arguing that a reinvigorated labor movement and a strong middle class are inextricably linked.
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Recent Media & Speaking

Philip Dine discusses the growing number of right-to-work states and labor's future on the Diane Rehm Show on March 2, 2015 : Listen Here »

Philip Dine frequently comments on labor issues on TV, radio or in print. He also speaks to unions, labor-management associations, universities and other organizations.
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Why Unions Still Matter

On Teamsters Blog today, Dine's book is featured: "Why are America’s labor unions under such a relentless assault by enemies who not long ago told us unions were irrelevant?" "What are the stakes in labor’s recent and ongoing battles for survival – and is its survival even possible?" Read more on the Teamster's blog and … Read More >