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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (138): 131–143.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... This review offers a reinterpretation of punk rock as a rank-and-file mobilization in the realm of culture at a moment when more traditional venues for rank-and-file mobilization became unavailable. Ian Goodyer , Crisis Music: The Cultural Politics of Rock Against Racism . Manchester, UK...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (149): 81–110.
Published: 01 May 2024
... a work paradigm to practical demands for criminal justice reform and social and health initiatives. At the same time, the idea of sex as work provoked challenges inside and outside the ranks of sex traders. Antiviolence campaigners disputed that prostitution was a “job like any other” and competed...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (109): 36–61.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dara Orenstein How do places of enclosure facilitate processes of enclosure? The case of free trade zones—or, rather, foreign-trade zones—suggests one means. Thanks to megawatt duos such as Walmart and Kathie Lee Gifford, free trade zones rank among the most archetypal spaces of neoliberalism...
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Radical History Review (1977) 1977 (14-15): 60–75.
Published: 01 May 1977
... the assistance of Gary Komblith in the editorial coordination of the interview. On. Doing History Q: How did you get involved in the project that led to Rank and File?* A: I found myself more and more frustrated by the fact that a historian is not supposed to attach val• ues...
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Radical History Review (1978) 1978 (17): 161–172.
Published: 01 May 1978
.... In time they attracted the French Cana- dians to their organization and the subsequent inter- action between the policies of union leaders and the ethnic solidarity of the French-Canadian rank and filers produced an exceptional labor movement. By the early 1940...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (53): 141–148.
Published: 01 May 1992
..., and John Brown-supporter Charles Stearns-were among the most active white opponents of slavery. Its recruiters-led by Frederick Douglass, Mar- tin Delany, and John Mercer Langston-were among the most militant black abolitionists. Its ranks were filled by black men eager to enact the principles...
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Radical History Review (1985) 1985 (32): 97–101.
Published: 01 January 1985
.... Unfortunately, Klehr fails to incorporate this analysis of leadership behavior into an accurate portrait of the Party as a social movement. He excludes voices of the Party rank and file (available in the resources compiled at the Oral History of the American Left collection at Tamiment Library). He...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (83): 203–210.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., oscillating union strategies to combat racism or preserve white privilege, and tensions between leadership and rank and file over these mat- Radical History Review Issue 83 (spring 2002): 203–210 Copyright 2002 by MARHO: The Radical Historians...
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Radical History Review (1990) 1990 (48): 65–87.
Published: 01 October 1990
... of the U.S. government, the Sandinistas had certainly earned that advantageous ranking. Moreover, so sure of victory, the Sandinistas refused to take the one step which might have insured it: the abolition of the draft. Here one has to recognize the astuteness of the U.S. government which...
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Radical History Review (1991) 1991 (51): 64–89.
Published: 01 October 1991
... workers in the home, and a grow- ing chasm between leaders and rank-and-file members all sharply con- strained the unions' ability to persuade working people to shop according to union precepts. A careful look at consumer organizing campaigns in Seattle reveals that women and men, socialists...
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Radical History Review (1976) 1976 (12): 68–95.
Published: 01 October 1976
... blacks to Party leadership, eliminate racism in the Party's ranks, and accelerate work in black communities, but their work had only begun to in• fluence activity at the lower levels of the Party.9 Even with the legitimizing force of Comintern resolutions, the task of trans• forming...
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (37): 7–25.
Published: 01 January 1987
... an enormous amount of contemporary documentation permits a deepened understanding of the rank and file- who they were, how they lived and worked, what was their experience and milieu. If we fail at this point, the reason seems to me rather to Iie in a certain helplessness with respect to the question...
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Radical History Review (1978) 1978 (18): 109–115.
Published: 01 October 1978
... implications for academic socialists and the workers' movement. Since 1974 the In- stitute for Labor Education and Research, of which I was a staff member, has been teaching classes on political economy and working class history to rank and file members of industrial unions in the New York-New...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (82): 65–90.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., and many factories. In addition to books that Staughton and Alice Lynd produced separately, based on oral history interviews with draft resisters,34 they edited a book together called Rank and File: Personal Histories of Working-Class Organizers (1973).35 The book grew out of community forums...
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Radical History Review (1984) 1984 (28-30): 417–421.
Published: 01 May 1984
... how severely this split within the laboring ranks dampened democratic reform by understanding that renters in New York, who included a large majority of lower artisans and unskilled laborers, did not gain access to the ballot in municipal elections until 1804. There is a larger...
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Radical History Review (1977) 1977 (14-15): 120–132.
Published: 01 May 1977
...-militarist, anti-war and anti- imperialist movements and organizations. Examine the history of the South as a pivotal re• gion in this decade. What remains of the actual efforts and struggles of rank-and-file people; what were the goals of these people; how did they express...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (144): 19–44.
Published: 01 October 2022
..., that textiles, secondhand clothing, and accessories ranked so high within the Atlantic trade for captive labor hints at their importance to Fon social and political life. However, Lambe’s description also makes it clear that there was not much work for the palace tailor. Fon speakers in the early eighteenth...
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Radical History Review (1996) 1996 (65): 174–178.
Published: 01 May 1996
... to settle for a trifling 1 percent raise. Of course, when you start out with a base salary of $1.7 million, a 1.27 percent increase comes out to be almost $22,000-a good deal more than the annual salary of most people in the burgeoning ranks of adjuncts. Despite the disappointing raise, Isom hung...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 224–229.
Published: 01 October 1994
... AMERICAN LEFT IN QUESTlON/225 were forerunners. The Left as he defines it includes not only tradi- tional communist and socialist parties, but also progressive politico- military organizations, and a broad array of reformists. In turn, the ranks of this big tent are comprised functionally...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 230–235.
Published: 01 October 1994
... members, rejected proposals for industrial organizing, and missed a historic opportuni- ty to lead a growing rank-and-file upsurge. The local AFL‘s conser- vatism and its “backward racial policies’’ (83) reflected its lack of interest in organizing either industrial workers or African Americans...