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Labor (1 December 2018) 15 (4): 37–58.
Published: 01 December 2018
... increasing prevalence of the term in the 1970s and 1980s explain its ubiquity in the 2016 presidential election season. Figure 1 Number of articles and editorials in the New York Times using the term working class by decade Figure 1. Number of articles and editorials in the New York Times using the...
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Labor (1 May 2019) 16 (2): 123–132.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Patrick Dixon The results of the 2016 election presented a crisis for American progressives that has given birth to a new genre of popular nonfiction literature focused on resistance to the Trump administration. These primers seldom consider labor to be an important element of resistance, and while...
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Labor (1 September 2017) 14 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Leon Fink Copyright © 2017 Labor and Working-Class History Association 2017 The 2016 presidential elections were hardly the first time that Russian actors helped shape events in the United States and other “Western” countries. For the worldwide Left especially, the Bolshevik revolution of October...
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Labor (1 May 2016) 13 (2): 80–82.
Published: 01 May 2016
... engendered by the Russian Revolution. Before this collapse, however, as one of Bar- key’s informants reminisced, “Was a time when the miners here was all Socialists and wouldn’t talk anything else” (167). Today, with West Virginia voting Republican in every presidential election...
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Labor (1 December 2017) 14 (4): 17–20.
Published: 01 December 2017
... because he knew he could not prevent passage of even harsher legislation. 11 During the presidential election, law and order was the most important issue to most white Americans and the perfect slogan for Richard Nixon, who used it to capture the White House. Like Goldwater in 1964, Nixon in 1968...
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Labor (1 September 2018) 15 (3): 31–54.
Published: 01 September 2018
... worried, 15 there remained uncertainty around how substantial a defection might occur. That question appeared directly at issue in the 1964 election cycle and closely informed analysis of the campaign. Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater departed from his recent predecessors in dismissing...
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Labor (1 September 2018) 15 (3): 85–89.
Published: 01 September 2018
....” And she points to the recent presidential election as proof, noting that a “majority of members of union households voted for Hillary Clinton over President Donald Trump in 2016, as did 56 percent of union members” (188). This last statement is true, but only barely, and it is another indication of...
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Labor (1 December 2017) 14 (4): 81–84.
Published: 01 December 2017
... through a series of events—from Ferguson to Donald Trump’s election— that have dramatized racism’s enduring power. Still, it’s possible to see those events as aberrations, as many whites do: the overreaction of angry, ill-trained, or panicked cops; the rantings of a man who seems to have no sense of...
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Labor (1 December 2017) 14 (4): 31–38.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Stokes in Cleveland and Richard Hatcher in Gary became the first blacks elected to the mayoralty of large American cities, and thereafter the ranks of black functionaries and elected officials increased exponentially. Colonial analogy, the rhetoric of national liberation or self-determination, and racial...
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Labor (1 December 2018) 15 (4): 13–36.
Published: 01 December 2018
... presidential elections of 1914 and 1916. In the latter, Robins supported Charles Evans Hughes, but “the girls [went] for Wilson.” Nestor claimed it “a great victory” for the nation but denied considering “the campaign in a party sense at all.” 17 That party politics was immaterial to Nestor seems disingenuous...
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Labor (1 February 2016) 13 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 February 2016
...- laboration with the coal industry. Further exposing the depths of his administration’s corruption, Boyle then ordered the murder of opposition candidate Jock Yablonski following the 1969 UMWA presidential election—an act which ultimately was the I would like to thank James Sparrow, Amy Dru Stanley...
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Labor (1 March 2019) 16 (1): 65–80.
Published: 01 March 2019
... during the first round of the April 2002 presidential election, when the vote of the socialist candidate Lionel Jospin collapsed at the same time as the vote for the extreme right-wing candidate, Jean-Marie Le Pen, increased. 70 Faced with a challenge from the radical Right, socialist politicians...
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Labor (1 September 2017) 14 (3): 23–34.
Published: 01 September 2017
... antigovernment barracks revolts since 1922 (known as tenentismo , the lieutenant’s movement). After a presidential election that Vargas denounced as fraudulent, the leader from Rio Grande do Sul conspired with the surviving tenentes, including Luis Carlos Prestes, a military cadet from Rio Grande do Sul (known...
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Labor (1 May 2016) 13 (2): 11–31.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Amsterdam in 2013. She is a labor historian with interest in the Southern Cone trade unions' international relations during the military dictatorships. © 2016 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2016 labor courts collective bargaining corporatism democracy dictatorship trade unionism...
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Labor (1 September 2018) 15 (3): 9–30.
Published: 01 September 2018
... year of political instability, Chilean citizens re-elected former president Arturo Alessandri in October 1932, his second election to the office. In December, he assumed direction of a country with massive unemployment, thousands of people on food rations, and high poverty rates that risked becoming...
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Labor (1 December 2016) 13 (3-4): 105–129.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Puerto Ricans were made nominal US citizens, but still without political representation in Congress or a voice in presidential elections. 4 One of the direct results of territorial status was that the US Congress could decide on a case-by-case basis how to administer any aspects of federal policy for...
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Labor (1 December 2016) 13 (3-4): 57–82.
Published: 01 December 2016
... recruitment in the circum-Caribbean. Copyright © 2016 Labor and Working-Class History Association 2016 British West Indies Regiment Panama Canal military recruitment West Indians World War I In 1917, on the eve of his departure for World War I, a Jamaican soldier wrote a public letter to the British West...
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Labor (1 May 2017) 14 (2): 69–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
... illusions about the antistatist rhetoric of the right. Defending the CIO-PAC against right-wing attacks during the 1944 election, Hillman argued that Republicans and their business allies “dare not openly advocate” the laissez-faire principles they applied while in power. Instead, he told an audience of...