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On New Terrain
An insightful and timely analysis of how global economic restructuring will impact workers' struggles in the US.
Bryan D. Palmer
Engaging and well researched,
is the story of a strike that sparked the labor upsurge of the 1930s
Lessons for Our Struggle
Frances Fox Piven
The healthy growth of the Occupy Wall Street movement depends on a proper understanding of past struggles.
Politics of Precarity
Martin Bak Jørgensen
A study of precarity as both a condition and a mobilizing force for resistance in migrant communities across the globe
Building Global Labor Solidarity in a Time of Accelerating Globalization
Uniting the global North and South in the struggle for a more just world for all workers.
Song of the Stubborn One Thousand
An account of the successful strike by mainly Mexican women workers at the largest plant in Watsonville, California.
This accessible, critical history of the U.S. labor movement examines the hidden history of workers' resistance.
Always on Strike
A history of the Industrial Workers of the World's golden years as lived by one of its guiding lights.
Detroit: I Do Mind Dying
Black autoworkers fight back against exploitation and oppression on the shop floors in the '60s and '70s.
Autoworkers Under the Gun
In an industry under constant attack, a veteran autoworker offers his take on the collapse of the American Dream.
Poor Workers' Unions
Illuminates key connections between the social justice movements of the last fifty years and today's most innovative labor organizing.
The Red International of Labour Unions (RILU) 1920 - 1937
The first major scholarly account of one of the international communist movement’s most important organizations.
The Poverty of Work
David Van Arsdale
This study takes readers inside the world of temping to discover a type of work dreadfully insecure yet growing rapidly.
Justice in Everyday Life
Howard Zinn’s book on the way justice really works in the U.S