In this episode I talk to Eve Livingston, author of Make Bosses Pay: Why We Need Unions. We discuss the need to organize unions to meet the challenges of work today and the need to build connections between unions and community organizations outside the workplace.
Eve Livingston is a Scotland-based freelance journalist specializing in social affairs, inequalities, and industrial relations. She has worked for The Guardian, The Independent, VICE, and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism among many others and has appeared on TV and radio including BBC Woman’s Hour and ITV News. In 2018 she was one of Young Women Scotland’s 30 under 30, and in 2019 she was shortlisted for an Orwell Prize. In 2021 she published her first book, Make Bosses Pay: Why We Need Unions, about young workers and trade unions in the UK. She can be found on Twitter @eve_rebecca