The Yale Law Journal

Diana S. Reddy

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“There Is No Such Thing as an Illegal Strike”: Reconceptualizing the Strike in Law and Political Economy

Diana S. Reddy

Workers today are rediscovering the power of the strike and upending jurisprudential categories. Strikes are not just “economic weapons”; they are political protest. And like Progressive Era strikes, the success of strikes today may be in legitimating a new vision of law and political economy.