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Justice in Everyday Life
Howard Zinn’s book on the way justice really works in the U.S
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.
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.
Poor Workers' Unions
Illuminates key connections between the social justice movements of the last fifty years and today's most innovative labor organizing.
Autoworkers Under the Gun
In an industry under constant attack, a veteran autoworker offers his take on the collapse of the American Dream.
Detroit: I Do Mind Dying
Black autoworkers fight back against exploitation and oppression on the shop floors in the '60s and '70s.
Always on Strike
A history of the Industrial Workers of the World's golden years as lived by one of its guiding lights.
This accessible, critical history of the U.S. labor movement examines the hidden history of workers' resistance.
Song of the Stubborn One Thousand
An account of the successful strike by mainly Mexican women workers at the largest plant in Watsonville, California.
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.
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
Lessons for Our Struggle
Frances Fox Piven
The healthy growth of the Occupy Wall Street movement depends on a proper understanding of past struggles.
Bryan D. Palmer
Engaging and well researched,
is the story of a strike that sparked the labor upsurge of the 1930s
A thorough collection of inspiring and informed essays on applied Marxist theory and the future of labor unions.
On New Terrain
An insightful and timely analysis of how global economic restructuring will impact workers' struggles in the US.
Live Working or Die Fighting
The two hundred-year story of the global working class and its many struggles for justice.
The Caucus of Rank and File Educators CORE
Tens of thousands of ordinary people are willing to take action to defend the right to a public education.
Doing History from the Bottom Up
Staughton Lynd challenges academics to see American history through eyes of the poor and working class participants in history.
Rank and File
Alice and Staughton Lynd
The trials and tribulations of firebrand union organizers, from the 1930s1970s, are brought to life here, in their own words.
China on Strike
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Through first person accounts, this book details the growing unrest, destabilization and strikes in factories that are gripping China.
The Labor Wars
One of America's great labor historians tells the stories of America's great labor struggles.
Black Liberation and the American Dream
Paul Le Blanc
Analysing intersections of race, class, and gender alongside primary texts, this unique volume explores racism and antiracism in the US.
A Short History of the U.S. Working Class
Paul Le Blanc
Le Blanc presents a colorful, fact-filled history that concentrates on the struggles and achievements of the often neglected laboring majority.
The inside story of Argentina's remarkable movement to create factories run democratically by workers themselves.