Striking during the Twilight Years of Labor-Liberalism

The 1968-1969 Lone Star Steel Strike: The Strengths and Limits of Industrial Unionism in the Rural Sun Belt South — David Anderson
‘Above and Beyond the Law’: Illegal Teacher Strikes and the Crisis of Labor-Liberalism in the 1970s — John Shelton
The 1975 Pine Bluff Fire Fighters Strike and the Collapse of New Deal Liberalism in Arkansas — Michael Pierce

Productivity, Prices, and Politics

For 116 days in 1959 over half a million steelworkers walked picket lines across the country, silencing the works of the most vivid symbol of twentieth-century American industrial might. But with only an outdated industrial relations scholarship and fleeting mentions in more recent studies of postwar labor, the single biggest strike in U.S. history is […]