Author: Steve Ongerth

STEVE ONGERTH is a public transportation worker in Richmond, California. He has been a radical labor/eco organizer for over a quarter century and is cofounder of the IWW Environmental Union Caucus (

Precarity and Green Unionism

In a real sense, under capitalism, all workers are precarious, meaning that they can be downsized, replaced, deskilled, outsourced, and so on. It’s simply a matter of degree.