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Labor

Get a Rank & File Job! A Note to Young Activists

October 3, 2017 /

The student movement has been fertile ground for the left. Time away from the daily grind of work, exposure to a wide variety of ideas and experiences changed many people’s lives. Thirty years ago political activists coming out of college

Is My Union Gomperist?

July 9, 2017 /

(This piece was published in 2009)  The American Federation of Labor (AFL) leader for most of the early 20th century was Samuel Gompers, an English immigrant cigarmaker.  His strategy and method of unionism was so well-established that it has since