Political Science - Labor & Industrial Relations

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A History of America in Ten Strikes

An "entertaining, tough-minded, and strenuously argued" (The Nation) account of ten moments when workers fought to change the balance of power in America A Kirkus Reviews best book of 2018, A History of America in ...

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Published: Sep 2020

Stolen: How Finance Destroyed the Eco...

Grace Blakeley

A must-read polemic about why the 'recovery' from the 2007-08 crash mostly benefited the 1%, and how democratic socialism can save us from a new crash and climate catastrophe.For decades, it has been easier to imagine the end of the w...

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Published: Sep 2019

The Moral Underground: How Ordinary A...

Lisa Dodson

Called a "fascinating exploration of economic civil disobedience" by Publishers Weekly, Lisa Dodson's stunning book The Moral Underground features stories of middle-class managers and professionals who refuse to be complicit...

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Published: Mar 2011

"They're Bankrupting Us!": And 20 Oth...

Bill Fletcher

From Wisconsin to Washington, DC, the claims are made: unions are responsible for budget deficits, and their members are overpaid and enjoy cushy benefits. The only way to save the American economy, pundits claim, is to weaken the lab...

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Published: Aug 2012

The Union Member's Complete Guide: 2N...

Michael Mauer

The Union Member's Complete Guide: Everything you need to know about working unionAn easy-to-read, comprehensive guide to how you can get the most out of your job in a unionized workplace -- from understanding what a union is and how ...

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Published: Jan 2020

Work in the Age of Robots (Encounter ...

Mark P. Mills

Are robots finally replacing humans? Does the emerging age of artificial intelligence and automation mean we will soon see "peak jobs" and the need for a Universal Basic Income to support a widening swath of hapless citizens...

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Published: May 2018

On New Terrain: How Capital Reshaped ...

Kim Moody

“Kim Moody is one of the leading intellectuals of the labor movement.”―Robin D.G. Kelley, author of Race Rebels: Culture, Politics and the Black Working ClassIn his latest book, Kim Moody analyzes how recent changes in capitalis...

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Published: Dec 2017

The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage...

David Rolf

The fight for a higher minimum wage has become the biggest national labor story in decades. Beginning in November 2012, strikes by fast food workers spread across the country, landing in Seattle in May 2013. Within a year, Seattle had...

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Published: Feb 2016
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