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Labor (1 May 2019) 16 (2): 123–132.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and Working-Class History Association 2019 Donald Trump resistance feminism progressives popular literature “People are feeling more commitment, I think, to read things that are difficult right now than they would have before,” San Francisco book purchaser Dan Weiss told a local reporter in...
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Labor (1 December 2018) 15 (4): 37–58.
Published: 01 December 2018
... term working class by decade Since the 2016 election season, mass media in the United States have been awash in references to the country’s “working class.” The misery of the group or the racism of its white members have explained Donald Trump’s election to the presidency. 1 Researchers have...
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Labor (1 December 2017) 14 (4): 25–29.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Karen Ferguson Copyright © 2017 Labor and Working-Class History Association 2017 In the months since I was invited to participate in this roundtable, Donald Trump’s election has sharpened the parallels between today’s racial politics and those of the late 1960s. During the 2016 campaign, Trump...
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Labor (1 September 2018) 15 (3): 31–54.
Published: 01 September 2018
... America, and the Mid-west. Donald Trump is only the latest in a long line of populist conservatives to be deemed “Middle America’s messenger,” and generations of Washington journalists have been accused of bias against Middle America. 1 Yet while Middle American culture is sometimes imagined as fixed...
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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 2018) 15 (4): 93–96.
Published: 01 December 2018
... off on later generations the costs of the vital public services for which the wealthy were no longer asked to pay a fair share. This was the milieu within which the young Donald Trump thrived. Phillips-Fein details Trump’s clever exploitation of the city’s postcrisis tax subsidies to develop the...
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Labor (1 December 2018) 15 (4): 146–148.
Published: 01 December 2018
... politics. By preserving his messiness, in fact, Kirk makes a strong case for why Ross matters for today’s populist and nationalist politics of Donald Trump and Brexit. Following Laura Tabili, Kirk foregrounds the historical contingencies and contradictions of the white working class’s belief in white...
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Labor (1 December 2017) 14 (4): 17–20.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... 12 Almost a half century later, Donald Trump revived the issue when he declared that “I am the law and order candidate” and pledged to secure the borders, prevent terrorism, and reduce crime. At his campaign rallies in Middle America, crowds anxious about the effects of globalization and immigration...
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Labor (1 September 2018) 15 (3): 101–106.
Published: 01 September 2018
... taking place in the midst of what Lichtenstein labels “the current political climate in the age of Trump,” and so it is intertwined with current debates about race, gender, class, and the nation’s future. Graff correctly points out that the majority of white Americans voted for Donald Trump, including...
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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): 85–89.
Published: 01 December 2017
... fundamental ways. Given this, Biondi ultimately challenges us to consider what criminal-justice transformations and forms of abolition might look like. Today, under President Donald Trump, who pledges to restore “law and order” and return to this same failed set of domestic priorities, the point about...
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Labor (1 December 2017) 14 (4): 100–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Justin Gest finished writing this book just as Donald J. Trump wrapped up the GOP nomination for president and during the very same month that the British voted to leave the European Union. An increasingly alienated and radicalized white working-class population was at the heart of both earthquakes, and...
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Labor (1 March 2019) 16 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
... deindustrialized areas contributed to the shock election of Donald Trump as president of the United States, the British vote to exit the European Union, and the rise of the Rassemblement National (previously Front National) in France and of the Alternative für Deutschland in Germany, to name just four of the most...
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Labor (1 September 2017) 14 (3): 97–99.
Published: 01 September 2017
... theory related to unions, workers, and power. My review was written days after the victory of Donald J. Trump over the Democrats’ candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton. SEIU was the first major US trade union to endorse Clinton, a year earlier, and played a crucial role in helping to promote her over Sanders...
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Labor (1 March 2019) 16 (1): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2019
... into ruin. 13 Detroit has hosted more than its share of ruin-gazers. In the wake of Donald Trump’s stunning election as US president in 2016, scholars have started to study the politics of deindustrialization again in an effort to explain why five Rust Belt states flipped from Barack Obama (in 2012...
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Labor (1 December 2018) 15 (4): 59–76.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Donald Trump’s. Thus in this quick phrase—“Let’s publish”—corporate interest and power recede, and press freedom reigns. Ed Hutcheson invokes the power of the press because he believes in its public charge, and because he thinks it will save his own skin. But importantly, his proclamation is also a last...
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Labor (1 May 2017) 14 (2): 21–42.
Published: 01 May 2017
...-to-work” state presided over by Governor Rick Snyder, a venture capitalist whose efforts to wrest local control away from distressed communities led directly to Flint’s poisoning. Nor is much left of the labor movement that was aborning in the spring of 1937. In the aftermath of Donald J. Trump’s...
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Labor (1 December 2011) 8 (4): 57–64.
Published: 01 December 2011
... dispiriting times, and in my own case as a fellow transplant from the same small, old country — have followed his recent interventions with an admiration that trumped many earlier discomforts and disagreements, a respect only deepened by the horrible adversity of his illness. I knew him well in the...
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Labor (1 September 2011) 8 (3): 97–108.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., Roots of Disorder: Race and Criminal Justice in the American South, 1817  –1880 (Champaign: University of Illi- nois Press, 1998); Donald G. Nieman, ed., Black Southerners and the Law, 1865  –1900 (New York: Garland Press, 1994); Gail O’Brien, The Color of the Law: Race, Violence...
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Labor (1 March 2014) 11 (1): 47–75.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., Richard John, Max Krochmal, Susan Levine, Jonathan Levy, Stephen Maizlish, Patrick Miller, Sam Mitrani, Christopher Morris, Martin Pernick, John Reda, Steven Riess, Donald Rose, Kenneth Salzmann, Rana Salzmann, Gabriel Schechter, Levi Stahl, Tim Wiles, Gypsy Youngraven, and Kenyon Zimmer, as well as...