Doug Henwood interviews Sam Gindin. They talk about competition, labour, and solidarity. This is based on Sam’s review of the book, Persistent Inequalities: Wage Disparity Under Capitalist Competition by Howard Botwinick (Haymarket Books, 2018). The review was published in Jacobin, June 2021. A revised and longer version is published in The Bullet, “A ‘Fatiguing Climb’: Capitalist Competition and Working-Class Formation.”
The interview was originally posted on Behind the News, 24 June 2021.