posts categorized asLaborOnline

We Are the World

by on November 9, 2012

In the heat of a presidential election, I can’t help but be one of those people. You know, the ones who forward on Samuel Jackson’s “Wake the f**k Up” video, who belly laugh at the Simpson’s parody of Romney, and who tear up at the sight of Barack Obama and Chris Christie walking through Sandy’s devastation (places friends and family call home).

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by on November 9, 2012

I write with exciting news of the takeoff of LaborOnline, a new blog that will deepen and extend the content of LAWCHA’s flagship journal, Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas. As piloted by new Associate Editor Rosemary Feurer–and assisted by an all-star cast of designated blog contributors–LaborOnline will feature commentary on a host of issues, contemporary and historical, as well as “instant” dialogue and debate among readers and authors about the contents of the print journal.

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Labor 9.2 (Summer, 2012)

by on August 24, 2012

In This Issue

The Common Verse

Joan Mazza, “Self-Portrait as a Microbiologist

Contemporary Affairs

Robert D. Johnston, “The Madison Moment: Labor Historians as Public Intellectuals during the Wisconsin Labor Crisis


Christopher Phelps, “Port Huron at Fifty: The New Left and Labor: An Interview with Kim Moody

Up for Debate

Dennis Deslippe, “On the Importance of Affirmative Action: Labor Liberals and the Recasting of “Contract Unionism”
Paul Moreno, “Union Job Protection Equals Discrimination
Ava Baron, “Affirmative Action and the Unhappy Marriage of Union Rights and Equality Rights
Joseph A.

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