Readings on Union History and the Labor Movement


The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Workers’ Movement

Stanley Aronowitz

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Video Interview with Stanley Aronowitz on the challenges for the labor movement to overcome.


No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age

Jane McAlevey

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Video Presentation by Jane McAlevey on Organizing for Power


Jeremy Brecher

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Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression

Robin D.G. Kelley

Valley Library Main Collection (HX91.A2 K45 2015 )

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In Conversation with Robin D.G. Kelley


They’re Bankrupting Us! And 20 other Myths about Unions

Bill Fletcher, Jr.

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Presentation on They’re Bankrupting Us! by Bill Fletcher, Jr.


Lessons from Wisconsin

article by Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Jane McAlevey

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Lessons from Wisconsin

One: Unions need to invest in mass participatory education. And two: they need to stop focusing on union rights.