Cesar Chavez, the United Farm Workers, and the Question of Unions in Contemporary Capitalism
Review of Frank Bardacke, Trampling Out The Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the United Farm Workers
Publisher: Insurgent Notes
Date Written: 11/03/2013
Year Published: 2013
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX14942
Bardacke tells the story of one movements evolution from grassroots obscurity to such (relatively little-known) successes as the Salinas Valley (California) general strike of lettuce pickers in 1979a veritable mass strike in Rosa Luxemburgs senseand from there to the collapsed shell of a union nonetheless administering fourteen non-profits with millions in assets.