Fighting Inequality in the Progressive Era

As inequality—of income, wealth, and power—has mounted in the contemporary United States, we have heard calls for a “new Progressive Era.” In 2009, the New America Foundation’s Phillip Longman and Roy Boshara called for a new era of anti-monopoly politics and social interventionism in a book they called The Next Progressive Era. In November 2011, […]

Teamster Union Responses to Congressional Investigations in the Late 1950s

“A Hard Boiled Egghead”: Harold Gibbons, the McClellan Committee, and the Culture of Investigation in the 1950s — Bob Bussell
A Game of Cat and Mouse? The McClellan Committee and Chicago’s Teamsters Local 743 — Leisl Orenic
Perspectives on the McClellan Committee Hearings: The FBI Reports of Hoffa’s Spy — David Witwer