Solidarity Unionism

The 21st century has brought about a new age of economic turmoil in which modern-day employers rely heavily on an increasingly low-wage and precarious workforce to keep the wheels turning. Utilizing Staughton Lynd’s newly reissued classic, Solidarity Unionism, and Jeremy Brecher’s new edition of Strike! which contains a chapter on the working class mini-revolts of […]

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 […]