Alex Wood


Alex Wood
Alex Wood is a sociologist of work and employment @tom_swing


How to resist the exploitation of digital gig workers

14 April 2017 For the first time in history, we have a mass migration of labour without an actual migration of workers. Mark Graham and Alex Wood explore the consequences

Tony Benn: he encouraged me

14 March 2014 Alex Wood reflects on the huge political influence Tony Benn had on young activists

Winning at Walmart

7 June 2013 The OUR Walmart campaign has been shaking up labour organising in the US. As they prepared for their current strike, Alex Wood spent a month with the people behind a new kind of fightback

John Lewis cleaners celebrate victory

16 August 2012 Alex Wood writes that the success of the IWW's campaign shows that even small numbers of workers, when acting collectively, can win

A New Dawn? John Lewis cleaners’ strike

13 July 2012 Alex Wood argues this morning's picket lines could mark a new era of labour organising