posts categorized asIssues of Labor

Labor 12.3 (September, 2015)

by on August 31, 2015

In This Issue

Editors’ Introduction

The Common Verse

  • Susan Eisenberg, “Introductions

LAWCHA Watch

  • Naomi R. Williams, “Working Together for Economic Justice

Up for Debate

  • Eric Arnesen, “Introduction”

    In 1965, the US Congress passed, and President Lyndon B.

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Labor 12.1-2 (May, 2015)

by on May 18, 2015

In This Issue

Guest Editors’ Introduction

  • Susan Levine and Steve Striffler, “From Field to Table in Labor History

    This special issue of Labor challenges historians to think about food and work in ways that not only include the production of food but also explore the connections between the work of food, the place of food in working-class life, and the very nature and trajectory of capitalism itself.

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Labor 11.4 (Winter, 2014)

by on May 18, 2015

In This Issue

Articles

  • Jarod Roll, “Sympathy for the Devil: The Notorious Career of Missouri’s Strikebreaking Metal Miners, 1896–1910

    Between 1896 and 1910, miners from the zinc and lead district around Joplin, Missouri, worked as strikebreakers in almost every strike waged by the Western Federation of Miners (WFM).

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Labor 11.3 (Fall, 2014)

by on August 29, 2014

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • Hugh Martin, “Iraq War, 2004

LAWCHA Watch

  • James N. Gregory, “Advancing the Ivory-Collar/Blue-Collar Partnership

Up for Debate

  • Eric Arnesen, “Introduction
  • Nancy MacLean, “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: The Difference a Law Can Make
  • Thomas J.
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Labor 11.2 (Summer, 2014)

by on August 29, 2014

In This Issue

Articles

  • Kristoffer Smemo, “A “New Dealized” Grand Old Party: Labor and the Emergence of Liberal Republicanism in Minneapolis, 1937 – 1939

    In the late 1930s, in Minneapolis and across the urban-industrial North, a cohort of self-described liberal Republicans helped reverse almost a decade’s worth of defeats for the Grand Old Party.

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Labor 11.1 (Spring, 2014)

by on August 29, 2014

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • Carl Wade Thompson, “Off Shore

LAWCHA Watch

  • Nancy MacLean, “Connecting Members and Communities

Contemporary Affairs

  • Marcel van der Linden, “San Precario: A New Inspiration for Labor Historians

    Precariat refers to groups of people who previously had been known as the casual poor, that is, workers who have no control over their destiny and depend on the goodwill of others.

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Labor 10.4 (Winter, 2013)

by on August 29, 2014

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • Phillip Bannowsky, “The Yard

LAWCHA Watch

  • Shelton Stromquist, “President’s Perspective: Looking Forward from New York

Articles

  • Christopher Phelps, ““The Closet in the Party: The Young Socialist Alliance, the Socialist Workers Party, and Homosexuality, 1962 – 1970

    During the 1960s, the Young Socialist Alliance (YSA) and Socialist Workers Party (SWP) were highly active in the movement against the Vietnam War and other social movements in the United States.

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Labor 10.2 (Summer, 2013)

by on July 30, 2013

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • Kathleen Walker-Anderson, “The House That Dow Built

LAWCHA Watch

  • Shelton Stromquist and Immanuel Ness, “Rights, Solidarity, and Justice: LAWCHA’s National Conference

Articles

  • David Witwer, “The Heyday of the Labor Beat

    In this article Witwer describes the emergence in the 1930s of a group of reporters employed by the mainstream media whose careers centered on covering labor.

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Labor 10.1 (Spring, 2013)

by on March 27, 2013

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • William Boggs, “It’s Them Robots

LAWCHA Watch

  • Shelton Stromquist, “Going Global

Arts and Media

  • Joshua Brown, “Introduction to TV’s The Wire

    Joshua Brown introduces a critical retrospective on creator David Simon’s five-season (2002–8) HBO series, The Wire, with its riveting portrayal of blue-collar life in postindustrial Baltimore.

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