Labor historian Bob Korstad on “why I chose to be arrested”

Rosemary Feurer
Rosemary Feurer is editor of Labor Online, author of Radical Unionism in the Midwest, 1900-1950 and Against Labor, co-edited with Chad Pearson. She is completing The Illinois Mine Wars.
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On May 6, Bob Korstad joined civil rights activists, 2 former presidents of the Organization of American Historians and other concerned citizens to protest the North Carolina legislature moves including denial of and restrictions on health care access, curtailing of uenmployment benefits; restrictions on the right to vote; tax reductions for the rich. See Korstad’s powerful statement here: