Unwieldy Acronym, Ambitious Vision: UCAPAWA’s Farm to Factory Organizing in 1930s-1940s America

In 1937 a group of radical labor activists and workers formed the United Cannery, Agricultural, Packing, and Allied Workers of America (UCAPAWA-CIO). Their vision, influenced by the nascent industrial union and Popular Front movements of the 1930s, was unprecedented in breadth: they sought to organize the entire agricultural commodity industry, from the fields to the […]

Debs and DuBois

God Bless You, Mr. Debs: Eugene V. Debs and the 1960s Working Class in God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater — Carly Psenicka
The Stand of a House of Labor: The Eugene V. Debs Foundation, and the placement of labor in public memory in twenty-first century America — Wesley Bishop
“No Moses to Lead Them”: W. E. B. Du Bois’ Concept of the General Strike — Scott Henkel