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Author of the books Red State Revolt: The Teachers’ Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics (Verso 2019) and Revolutionary Social Democracy: Working-Class Politics Across the Russian Empire, 1882-1917 (Brill 2021), Eric Blanc is an assistant professor of labor studies at Rutgers University, researching strikes, new workplace organizing, digital labor activism, and working-class politics.

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His writings have appeared in journals such as Politics & Society, New Labor Forum, and Labor Studies Journal as well as publications such as The Nation, The Guardian, and Jacobin.

A longtime labor activist, Blanc is an organizer trainer in the Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee.

He can be reached at eric.blanc [at]