Workers of the World

Silver, Beverly J.

Publisher:  Jacobin
Date Written:  01/09/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX20041

Trade unionists in the 1920s didn't have much reason for optimism. Labour membership, which had shot upwards amid postwar unrest, crested and then plunged. A decade later, strikes were blocking production across the country, and union density was skyrocketing.
After years of malaise in the labor movement, is a similar upsurge possible today?

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