Cal Winslow

Cal Winslow is the author of Radical Seattle: the General Strike of 1919. He can be reached at

The Strike of the Longshoremen: Seattle 1934

Fort Bragg’s Coastal Headlands, It’s Not Too Late

Our Amazon: the Coastal Temperate Rain Forest

A Day Off with Pay and Much More

Longest Strike Ends: California Mental Health Care Workers Win Big

Voices from the Picket Lines:  the Strike at Kaiser Continues

The Strike at Kaiser

Trench Warfare in California Hospitals: Kaiser Clinicians Prepare to Strike 

Will Smith: A Life in Football, Interrupted

Health Care and Our Heroes: Kaiser Permanente in COVID Time

The Redwood Coast: Dispatches From a Forest in Distress

Stopping the Logging of Redwoods on California’s North Coast: Mendocino County’s Jackson Demonstration State Forest

Saving the Mama Tree: Seventy Feet Up an Ancient Redwood

The Decade of the Rank and File: Fifty Years On

Their Heroes and Ours: California’s Health Care Crisis

The End of the Era: Nineteen Nineteen

A Brief History of Harlan County, USA

A Union That Strikes Wins: NUHW 10 Years On

The Seattle General Strike: a 100-Year Legacy

Trouble in Napa: Hospital Workers in Fight for their Union

A Special Obscenity: “Guernica” Today

Healthcare Workers Proclaim ‘Sanctuary Union’, Push for Medicare for All in California

Homage to Rik Sortun: “It’s Alright Ma, I’m Only Bleeding”

Life and Death in Health Care’s Trenches

SEIU Heavy on the Ropes: Trouble Makers Gather in Chicago

When Workers Fight: the National Union of Healthcare Workers Wins Battle with Kaiser

No More Suicides! Neoliberalism on the Kaiser Couch

Pawns in Their Game

California Healthcare Workers Fight for a Union That Will Fight for Them

California Labor’s Civil Wars Continue

Support Will Parrish

The Strike That Shook San Francisco and Rocked the Pacific Coast

How Not to Save the Labor Movement

Trench Warfare at Kaiser Permanente

Caltrans at Willits: Widening the Way to Pelican Bay

Remembering EP Thompson

The Fight for Control at UPS

Nail-Biting Time at Kaiser

What Kind of Unions Will We Have?

An Alliance in Healthcare

Longview Redux

Victory in Longview, A Year On

California’s Health Care Wars

The Case of Occupy and the Longshoremen’s Union

The 1946 Oakland General Strike

Biggest Healthcare Strike Ever

Judge Throws Out Kaiser Elections

NUHW Wins in San Francisco

California Healthcare Workers, the Law and the Future of American Labor

Big Money, the Big Lie and Fear