Save Our Unions: Dispatches From A Movement in Distress bringstogether recent essays and reporting by labor journalist SteveEarly. The author illuminates the challenges facing U.S. workers,whether they’re trying to democratize their union, win a strike, defendpast contract gains, or bargain with management for the firsttime. Drawing on forty years of personal experience, Early writesabout cross-border union campaigning, labor strategies for organizingand health care reform, and political initiatives that mightlessen worker dependence on the Democratic Party.Save Our Unions contains vivid portraits of rank-and-file heroesand heroines, both well-known and unsung. It takes readers tounion conventions and funerals, strikes and picket-lines, celebrationsof labor’s past and struggles to insure that unions still havea future in the 21st century. The book’s insight, analysis and advocacymake this an important contribution to the project of laborrevitalization and reform.