Labour History/United States

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Life After Death for Labor?: The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Workers' Movement (Book Review)
Cohen, David (Reviewer); Aronowitz, Stanley (Author)
In his new book, veteran labour activist/academic Stanley Aronowitz offers a critique of what is wrong with the labour movement in the United States, as well as a 10-point manifesto for the steps "Tow...
The Return of Commercial Prison Labour
Scherrer, Christoph and Shah, Anil
Prisons are seldom mentioned under the rubric of labour market institutions such as temporary work contracts or collective bargaining agreements. Yet, prisons not only employ labour but also cast a sh...
Seeds of Fire: A People's Chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.

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Operation Dixie
Wikipedia article
Operation Dixie was the name of the post-World War II campaign by the Congress of Industrial Organizations to unionize industry in the Southern United States, particularly the textile industry. Launch...