Histories of Neoliberal Consensus: Production, Reproduction, and Resistance

Neoliberalism is often portrayed as a political monolith in which resistance is either absent or futile. It is, as this narrative goes, the overarching ideology of “the end of history,” the bleak, unceasing present that persists despite the structural challenges posed by the Great Recession. Whether intentionally or not, this totalizing depiction extends to the […]

Organizing the South

The prevailing historical perspective among historians and other commentators is that workers in the US South cannot be organized into labor unions. The panelists examine union organizing in the South in historic perspective, including the pre-Wagner Act successes of organizing drives associated with left political parties; the debate over whether the NIRA and NLRA sparked […]