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Labor and politics

Mollie Ray Carroll

Labor and politics

the attitude of the American Federation of Labor toward legislation and politics.

by Mollie Ray Carroll

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Houghton in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions -- United States.,
  • United States -- Labour and labouring classes

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 206 p.
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14817308M

    Greenhouse’s book helps us remember that labor unions really did build the middle class, raise the dignity of workers, and civilize workplaces. It also gives us reason to believe that, as labor activist Rose Schneiderman poetically framed it, workers still “must have bread” but “must have roses, too.”—Robert Bruno, Perspectives on Work. Picturing the Proletariat] “Even though [art, labor, and politics] dominate the historiography on modern Mexico, this thoroughly research and copiously illustrated book is a welcome addition. John Lear offers expert analysis of visual culture, a feature often lacking in .

      Members of a federal labor union visiting a Georgia Republican's congressional office Monday said they discovered a 19th-century book on display that they considered "racially offensive.". Wendell Young () challenged every union-chief stereotype, as we discover in a new book, The Memoirs of Wendell W. Young III, A Life in Philadelphia Labor and he assumed leadership of Philadelphia’s Retail Clerks Union in at he was a college graduate from Mayfair whose progressive views would warm Elizabeth Warren’s heart.

    In his new book, "The Right and Labor in America — Politics, Ideology, and Imagination" (University of Pennsylvania Press, ), editor Nelson Lichtenstein, the MacArthur Foundation Chair in History at UC Santa Barbara and director of the campus's Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy, explores the multifaceted history and range.   In The Future of Organized Labor in American Politics, Peter L. Francia discusses the effects of Sweeney's controversial tenure as president and assesses labor's influence on American political elections and legislation. Drawing on interviews with union and business leaders, as well as campaign-finance and public-opinion data, Francia argues.


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