Workers at the University of Maryland say, "Don't mourn, organize" — Emergency Rally for UMD Worker’s Rights!

On March 31, the UMD student newspaper, the Diamondback, wrote an article based on an anonymous letter from a non-exempt University Employee describing the work environment on campus as a “Nazi camp” and a “plantation.” “We are made to feel like idiots,” the letter said. “Our opinions are null and void, our days are as […]

Plantation era material conditions of labor for public workers at the University of Maryland

The following is written by Brian Igo.  Brian Igo is a senior completing degrees in Philosophy and Government & Politics at the University of Maryland.  This article speaks to both the material conditions of public workers labor at the University of Maryland and to the racism among the University’s management.   Public workers at the […]