How unions might save the creative class
Interesting article about why musicians, writers and artists might benefit from organizing. Salon’s David Byrne writes:
So is it time for artists to strap on a hard hat? Maybe unions or artists guilds can serve and protect an embattled creative class. With musicians typically operating without record labels, journalists increasingly working as freelancers as newspapers shed staff, and book publishing beginning what looks like a period of compression, unions might take some of the risk and sting out of our current state of creative destruction.