Josh Eidelson covers politics, labor, and inequality as a reporter for Salon. His work has appeared at outlets including The Washington Post, Reuters, and Slate; his reporting has been cited by publications including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Eidelson was previously the co-host of a podcast for Dissent and the author of a blog for The Nation, where his work on the Walmart strike wave received a Sidney award from the Sidney Hillman Foundation.
After receiving his MA in Political Science from Yale, Eidelson spent five years as a union organizer for UNITE HERE in Sacramento, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia. He appears frequently as a commentator on labor and politics on radio and TV. He is based in New York.