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Radical History Review (1 May 1986) 1986 (35): 57–79.
Published: 01 May 1986
... Company: A Personal Account Alice Kessler-Harris The case exploded into my life in early September of 1984. Had I heard of the suit against Sears, Roebuck, said the lawyer for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on the telephone? Did I know that it was the...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2012) 2012 (112): 201–208.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Books , 2009 . Greene Julie , The Canal Builders: Making America's Empire at the Panama Canal . New York : Penguin Press , 2009 . © 2012 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2012 (re)views “Kill the Americans!” The U.S. Government, Citizens, and Companies in...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 56–77.
Published: 01 January 2019
... military contractor and oil-field services company that was a subsidiary of Halliburton. Decades later, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld worked alongside Vice-President Dick Cheney, former Halliburton CEO, as the company secured unprecedented contracts during the US war in Iraq. Whereas military contracting...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2013) 2013 (116): 189–195.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Erik Loomis This piece reviews four recent films — three documentaries and a feature film — that focus on issues of water privatization. Western governments and the World Bank have pressed water privatization on nations in the developing world, often to the detriment of residents. Companies have...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 187–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Medicine and funded by the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. Mitman reveals how Harvard's ethnographic film footage, which constitutes some of the only surviving visual media of early twentieth-century inland Liberians, raises complex questions about film's relationship to national memory and local...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2014) 2014 (118): 175–181.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Derek Nystrom The article discusses Jason Reitman's 2009 film Up in the Air as a meditation on “emotional labor” in a moment of economic crisis. Through its depiction of protagonist Ryan Bingham's profession — he is a corporate downsizer hired by companies to fire their employees for them — Up in...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 173–179.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Tong Lam Abstract Migrant construction workers play a major role in China’s rapid urbanization. In order to increase efficiency, construction companies routinely house their workers in prefabricated metal shelters. These portable, temporary, and container-like dormitories resonate strikingly with...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 131–147.
Published: 01 January 2019
... students to the longue durée of globalizing forces under capitalism and to confront the ongoing militarization of US policy in Africa that secures access to the continent’s minerals and other resources for powerful companies and wealthy investors. Copyright © 2019 by MARHO: The Radical Historians...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2019) 2019 (134): 116–141.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Stephen Pascoe Abstract In April 1931, boycotts of foreign-owned electricity companies were launched across multiple cities of the Arab Levant under French Mandate. This article argues that the boycotts drew on an established local culture of boycotting that was shaped by the social relations...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 25–43.
Published: 01 May 2010
... companies in the United States and has formed part of the approach to carbon emission reduction by national and regional bodies elsewhere. Carbon trading schemes have sometimes reinforced international environmental governance schemes and sometimes subverted them; they have sometimes given nations of the...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 45–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
... ties between the United States and the Republic of Liberia, cemented in the 1920s when the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company successfully established a major rubber plantation in the country, exemplify this new imperial relationship. Yet the transformation of Liberia into the United States' rubber...
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 1. Mr. Li and Mrs. Li are setting up the screen for the evening as construction workers are finishing their meals. The husband and wife team run a small film projection company in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. Together with their employees, their company can show outdoor films simultaneously More
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Radical History Review (1 October 1987) 1987 (39): 152–154.
Published: 01 October 1987
... have worked, at least, for Chicago's Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company. Kerr, which celebrated its centennial last year, is America's, and perhaps the world's, oldest socialist publisher. The company takes its name from Charles Hope Kerr, who founded and led it for its first forty...
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 6. An Expectant Moment —a sketched-over moment of dog cooking at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in a commemoration album. From The Complete Portfolio of Photographs of the World’s Fair, St. Louis, 1904 (Chicago: The Educational Company, 1904 ). Canadian National Exhibition Archives More
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 4. On-site dormitories are common in Chinese construction sites. Construction companies want to ensure the minimal well-being of their workers to guarantee their productivity. The giant slogan on the background building reads: “The protection of the environment starts with me. For good More
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Radical History Review (1 January 2012) 2012 (112): 193–200.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Jennifer Pitts Stern Philip , The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India . Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press , 2011 . Wilson Jon , The Domination of Strangers: Modern Governance in Eastern India, 1780–1835...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1978) 1978 (17): 173–180.
Published: 01 May 1978
... should likewise lead the way in the development gf the bleaching, dyeing and finishing of cotton goods." "The industry owes much," as The Book of Rhode Island expressed it, to the company that became the Sayles Finishing Plants, Inc. The first and major plant...
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 6. Although rural migrant workers are often depicted as nameless and faceless in Chinese public discourse, they are also seen as a potential source of activism and unrest. Unsurprisingly, many construction companies use open-air cinema as a means to distract their workers, preventing them More
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Radical History Review (1 May 1986) 1986 (35): 26–48.
Published: 01 May 1986
..., maintaining, or changing patterns of job segregation is unclear. A study of the sexual division of occupations in one firm, the Pullman Company, allows us to link change and continuity to spe- cific historical actors in one of the core companies. In addition, the government intervened on labor issues...
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Radical History Review (1 December 1984) 1984 (31): 93–96.
Published: 01 December 1984
...., Washington, D.C. 20036. 59 minutes. "Palace Cars and Paradise": The Pullman Model Town. Illinois Labor History Society, 20 E. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604. 28 minutes. The employees of the Pullman Sleeping Car Company, the once renowned enterprise...