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The NYPD slowdown raises questions about public sector labor actions and inactions.


What would a justice system look like if we really did have a broad, inclusive, mass labor movement, where everyone was included?

By ignoring minor offenses, New York police are inadvertently disproving dominant narratives about crime, safety and law enforcement, but raising questions about labor actions. Journalist Michelle Chen covers the story in her Nation blog piece Police Unions Don’t Serve the People. Can the Labor Movement Force Them To?

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Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen is a contributing editor at In These Times, a blogger at The Nation, an associate editor at CultureStrike and co-host of Dissent's Belabored podcast.


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