Author of the books Revolutionary Social Democracy: Working-Class Politics Across the Russian Empire, 1882-1917 (Brill 2021) and Red State Revolt: The Teachers’ Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics (Verso 2019), Eric Blanc is a doctoral candidate at NYU Sociology. He has appeared on Democracy Now, Rising, and writes for Jacobin, The Nation and The Guardian. During the West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, Denver, Oakland, Los Angeles, and Chicago public education strikes, Blanc was Jacobin’s on-the-ground correspondent.

He can be reached at ebb356 [at]

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