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    The Trade Unions-What Are They? by Tony Van Den Bergh    Unfree Labour? Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada by Aziz Choudry    Software, Infrastructure, Labor: A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares by Ned Rossiter    The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider's View by Patrick Craven    From Accidents to Zero: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Workplace Safety Culture by Andrew Sharman    The Changing World of Work: What Should We Ask of Higher Education? by Scott London    Unified We Are a Force: How Faith and Labor Can Overcome America's Inequalities by Joerg Rieger & Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger    Spirit of Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South by Jarod Roll    On Gender, Labor, and Inequality by Ruth Milkman    The Steelworkers' Retirement Security System: A Worker-based Model for Community Investment by Glenn Beamer    Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism by Nick Fischer    Criminal Capital: Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India by Andrew Sanchez    Cotton Cultivation and Child Labor in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan by Bilal Bhat    Unions, Change and Crisis: French and Italian Union Strategy and the Political Economy, 1945-1980 by Peter Lange & George Ross & Maurizio Vannicelli    The Politics of West German Trade Unions: Strategies of Class and Interest Representation in Growth and Crisis by Andrei Markovits    The Margins of Citizenship by Philip Cook    The No-Nonsense Guide to Tourism by Pamela Nowicka    Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the Twenty-First Century by Katherine S. Newman & Hella Winston    Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland by Steve Meyer    Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee by Tula A. Connell    The Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination by Nelson Lichtenstein    Value: The Representation of Labour in Capitalism by Diane Elson    The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class by Heath W. Carter    Bondage: Labor and Rights in Eurasia from the Sixteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries by Alessandro Stanziani    Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era by Jacob A. Remes    From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century by John Weber    Strikebreaking and Intimidation: Mercenaries and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century America by Stephen H. Norwood    Hazards of the Job: From Industrial Disease to Environmental Health Science by Christopher C. Sellers    Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement by Lori A. Flores    Team and Collective Training Needs Analysis: Defining Requirements and Specifying Training Systems by Dr. John Huddlestone & Dr. Jonathan Pike    Organizational Accidents Revisited by James Professor Reason    Children and AIDS: Sub-Saharan Africa by Dr. Alex Ochumbo    Security Culture: A How-to Guide for Improving Security Culture and Dealing with People Risk in Your Organisation by Hilary Mrs Walton    Making Time: Lillian Moller Gilbreth - A Life Beyond "Cheaper by the Dozen" by Jane Lancaster    The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels    Strike Action and Nation Building: Labor Unrest in Palestine/Israel, 1899-1951 by David De Vries    Diamonds and War: State, Capital, and Labor in British-Ruled Palestine by David De Vries    Supervision and Authority in Industry: Western European Experiences, 1830-1939 by Patricia Van den Eeckhout    Influencing the Quality, Risk and Safety Movement in Healthcare: In Conversation with International Leaders by Kim Asst Prof Sears    Smokestacks in the Hills: Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia by Lou Martin    Teachers and Politics in Japan by Donald R. Thurston    Theory of Union Bargaining Goals by Wallace N. Atherton    Chinese in the Woods: Logging and Lumbering in the American West by Sue Fawn Chung    Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship by Robert Bussel    Building the Golden Gate Bridge: A Workers' Oral History by Harvey Schwartz    Safety Management Systems in Aviation by Carl D. Mr Halford & John J. Mr Goglia & Alan J. Professor Stolzer    Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement by Premilla Nadasen    Labour and Transnational Action in Times of Crisis by Andreas Bieler    Diamonds in the Rough: Corporate Paternalism and African Professionalism on the Mines of Colonial Angola, 1917-1975 by Todd Cleveland    Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America by Kenyon Zimmer

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The Changing World of Work: What Should We Ask of Higher Education?

The Changing World of Work: What Should We Ask of Higher Education? by Scott London

The Changing World of Work: What Should We Ask of Higher Education?

There is a pervasive anxiety in America about the future of higher education. Spiraling costs combined with seismic changes in the American workplace raise questions about whether a bachelor's degree is still worth the cost. In a recent cover story, Newsweek magazine asked: "Is College a Lousy Investment?" For a growing number of Americans, the answer appears to be yes.

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The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels

In 1847, while in Brussels, the German Communist League asked Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx to draft a pamphlet on the principles of communism. It was published in 1848 under the title Manifesto of the Communist Party, and in it, Marx and Engels discuss the basic communist theories on society, economics, class struggles and politics.

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The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels

One of the world??s most influential political treatises, The Communist Manifesto outlines the base principles of communism as they relate to class struggle, economics, and politics.

Originally published in 1848 as the Manifesto of the Communist Party, The Communist Manifesto was foundational to the development of modern communism and socialism.

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Education of an American Liberal

Education of an American Liberal by Lucille MilnerLucille Milner describes her early years as a reformer. She documents her work as a co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union and work with other progressive organizations.
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Women Strikers Occupy Chain Stores, Win Big: The 1937 Woolworth's Sit-Down

Women Strikers Occupy Chain Stores, Win Big: The 1937 Woolworth's Sit-Down by Dana FrankThe first successful all women sit-in conducted by 'the counter girls' at the Detroit Woolworth's during the Great Depression.
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Government Unions and the Bankrupting of America

Government Unions and the Bankrupting of America by Daniel DiSalvoGovernment-workers unions have been political juggernauts in the U.S. since the unseen collective-bargaining-rights revolution of the 1960s and '70s. These unions are different and more powerful than those that battle owners and managers in the private sector. To advance their interests, unions in the public sector have created cartels with their political allies, mostly in the Democratic Party, to the exclusion of the taxpaying public.

In this Broadside, Daniel DiSalvo shows us how this government takeover happened and tells us what can be done to protect the public interest. The fiscal consequences...

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The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx

In 1847, while in Brussels, the German Communist League asked Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx to draft a pamphlet on the principles of communism. It was published in 1848 under the title Manifesto of the Communist Party, and in it, Marx and Engels discuss the basic communist theories on society, economics, class struggles and politics.

The Communist Manifesto was published at a time when revolutions were spreading throughout Europe, and the work was met with a mixture of praise and criticism. While the authors were blamed as scapegoats by authorities in the wake of social unrest, others were persuaded...

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Autobiography of Mother Jones

Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris JonesThis important addition to labor and feminist literature speaks tirelessly and effectively on behalf of workers' rights and unions in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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The Flivver King: The Story of Ford-America

The Flivver King: The Story of Ford-America by Upton SinclairThis novel describes the working class day-to-day struggle for economic justice. The book was written in 1937 to aid the formation of the 'United Auto Workers' (UAW). It is a continuation of Sinclair's famous novel "The Jungle". Again,this novel depicts how alienated work not only brings degradation to workers, but is the motivation for resistance and finally revolt. Great balls of fire - Brothers! The novel turns out to be a historical documewnt of the first four decades of the 20th Century. The story is told from two conflicting views: That of Henry Ford and one of his workers. As we begin...
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The Asssination Burea, Ltd.

The Asssination Burea, Ltd. by Jack LondonThe Assasssination Bureau kills people for cash, but it also has a social conscience. The leader of the Bureaujustifies these murders as to the social good - until he accepts a contract on himself. Truly in Jack London fashionnit is not to be outdone even in these modern days - enough said
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Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right: Rebuilding a Middle-Class Democracy by Enhancing Worker Voice

Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right: Rebuilding a Middle-Class Democracy by Enhancing Worker Voice by Richard D. Kahlenberg & Moshe Z. MarvitOf the many causes of increased inequality-globalization, changes in technology, and the adoption of regressive tax policies-the virtual collapse of the American labor movement over the past quarter-century ranks as a significant, if underanalyzed, problem. In Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right, Richard D. Kahlenberg and Moshe Z. Marvit argue that the lack of adequate worker protections is to blame, laying out the case for taking the issue beyond the confines of labor law by amending the Civil Rights Act so that it prohibits discrimination against workers trying to organize a union.
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Rebel Voices: An IWW Anthology

Rebel Voices: An IWW Anthology by Joyce L. Kornbluh

The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), commonly known as the Wobblies, were among the most well-respected and largest unions in the United States in the early 20th century. Having organized the first major automobile industry strike as well as major coalfield and transit workers strikes, the IWW has a history of being a fierce advocate for the worker. Long before most other unions, IWW welcomed women, African-Americans, and immigrants into their ranks, making the Wobblies among the most progressive organizations of the era. As the only comprehensive history of the IWW, this chronicle anthologizes...

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California NORML Guide to Drug Testing

California NORML Guide to Drug Testing by Dale Gieringer PhDCalifornia NORML Guide to Drug Testing is an authorative guide to dealing with drug testing for marijuana.
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Jobs with Justice: 25 Years, 25 Voices

Jobs with Justice: 25 Years, 25 Voices by Eric Larson

Through a series of interviews and essays, this compendium gives voice to the community, labor, immigrant, student, and faith activists that have built Jobs with Justice (JwJ). The book speaks on both the core principles of the organization for workers' rights and the experiences since its founding in 1987. Though the discussion reflects on the last 25 years of the JwJ coalition, it also looks openly and optimistically at the next 25. It includes the perspectives of longtime national leaders, like founder Larry Cohen, newcomers like Ai-Jen Poo of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and the...

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Better a Hundred Friends Than a Hundred Rubles? Social Networks in Transition - The Kyrgyz Republic

Better a Hundred Friends Than a Hundred Rubles? Social Networks in Transition - The Kyrgyz Republic by Kathleen Kuehnast & Nora DudwickBetter a Hundred Friends than a Hundred Rubles? is part of the World Bank Working Paper series. These papers are published to communicate the results of the Bank's ongoing research and to stimulate public discussion. The study of social networks in post-socialist countries is an important tool for bridging the policy gap between macro-level economic strategies and micro-level interventions. Better a Hundred Friends than a Hundred Rubles? examines the impact of economic transition and poverty on social networks in the Central Asian country of the Kyrgyz Republic. The findings of this study illustrate...
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Direct Action & Sabotage: Three Classic IWW Pamphlets from the 1910s

Direct Action & Sabotage: Three Classic IWW Pamphlets from the 1910s by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn & Walker C. Smith & William E. Trautmann

The pamphlets reprinted in this collection were first published in the 1910s amidst great controversy; the significant works included are "Direct Action and Sabotage" by William E. Trautmann, "Sabotage: Its History, Philosophy and Function" by Walker C. Smith, and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn's "Sabotage: The Conscious Withdrawal of the Workers' Industrial Efficiency." Even then, the tactics of direct action and sabotage were often associated with the clandestine activity of a militant minority or the desperate acts of the unorganized. The activist authors of the texts in this collection challenged...

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Strike!

Strike! by Jeremy Brecher

Since its original publication in 1972, no book has done as much as Jeremy Brecher's Strike! to bring American labor history to a wide audience. Strike! narrates the dramatic story of repeated, massive, and sometimes violent revolts by ordinary working people in America and tells this exciting hidden history from the point of view of the rank-and-file workers who lived it. In this expanded edition, Brecher brings the story up to date with revised chapters that cover the 40 years since the original edition, placing the problems faced by working people today in the context of 140 years of labor...

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New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class-Struggle Unionism

New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class-Struggle Unionism by Immanuel Ness

As bureaucratic labor unions are currently under assault throughout the world, most have surrendered the achievements of the mid-20th century, when the working class was a militant force for change. As unions implode and weaken, workers are independently forming their own unions, rooted in the tradition of syndicalism and autonomism—and unions rooted in the tradition of self-directed action are auguring a new period of class struggle throughout the world. In Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Europe, workers are rejecting leaders and forming authentic class-struggle unions rooted in sabotage, direct...

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Continental Crucible: Big Business, Workers and Unions in the Transformation of North America

Continental Crucible: Big Business, Workers and Unions in the Transformation of North America by Richard Roman & Edur Velasco ArreguiThe crucible of North American neoliberal transformation is heating up, but its outcome is far from clear. Continental Crucible examines the clash between the corporate offensive and the forces of resistance from both a pancontinental and a class struggle perspective. This book also illustrates the ways in which the capitalist classes in Canada, Mexico, and the United States used free-trade agreements to consolidate their agendas and organize themselves continentally. The failure of traditional labor responses to stop the continental offensive being waged by big business has led workers and...
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Solidarity Unionism: Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below

Solidarity Unionism: Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below by Staughton LyndCritical reading for all who care about the future of labor, Solidarity Unionism draws deeply on Staughton Lynd's experiences as a labor lawyer and activist in Youngstown, Ohio, and on his profound understanding of the history of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). The book helps us begin to put not only movement, but also vision, back into the labor movement. There is a blossoming of rank-and-file worker organizations throughout the world that are countering rapacious capitalists and labor leaders who think they know more about work and struggle than their own members. To secure...
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