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Austerity Saturdays from the Postal Service

by on February 10, 2013

It’s Saturday February 9th as I write this. Every postal worker knows by heart their first official day of work as their “anniversary date.” Not for sentimental reasons, but for purposes of seniority, retirement, and all the benefits thereof. It’s an important date. 

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Drones for Democracy?

by on February 9, 2013

All week I’ve been glued to coverage regarding our drone policy and the leak of documents rationalizing U.S. government policies surrounding their use. Talking heads, blogs and political commentary have me reeling over the implications of our new policy and its general disregard for due process, judicial review, and civil rights.

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Visualizing Labor History

by on February 8, 2013

Labor and working-class historians ought to be thinking a lot more about interesting methods of data visualization. The internet is full of fascinating digital presentations that offer a quick understanding of immense amounts of data in forms that are often simple and elegant.

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Labor 9.4 (Winter, 2012)

by on January 20, 2013

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • Jeanne Bryner, “Silence Gives Consent

LAWCHA Watch

  • Cecilia Bucki, “LAWCHA/OAH Meeting in Milwaukee: Looking Ahead

Contemporary Affairs

  • Nancy MacLean, “Community Partnerships: Hope for an Embattled Labor Movement? A Conversation with Andrea van den Heever

    Contributing editor Nancy MacLean sits down with the remarkable union organizer Andrea van den Heever.

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