Transforming Trade Unions: A Psychotherapist’s Insights

Since 1972, the Right has set out to build a well-financed, interlocking, loosely coordinated set of institutions that promote their message, train their cadres, and support their public representatives with money and ideas. Similarly, the Left needs interpretive institutions that can creatively link people's real interests -- their needs for economic security, meaning, recognition, agency, and connectedness -- with a broader political program.