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Labour Last Updated: Aug 13, 2020 - 1:41:41 PM


Labour
A. Phillip Randolph — the link between transportation and civil rights
In the history of American transportation, there is one crucial intersection between railroads and civil rights:  the formation in 1925 of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car porters by A. Phillip Randolph.  This was the first predominantly African-American labor union in the U.S.

Jul 23, 2020 - 12:25:17 PM

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Strike!, Fifty Years and Counting
The first time I read Jeremy Brecher’s classic work of labor history, Strike! was the summer of 1974. I had picked up the book the previous fall at a bookstore servicing the college community at the University of Maryland in College Park.

Jul 23, 2020 - 12:19:14 PM

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ITF: 300,000 Crewmembers Stuck on Board Due to COVID-19 Shutdown
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) said Thursday that it estimates that there are now about 300,000 seafarers beyond their original contract and working aboard ships due to the ongoing crew change crisis

Jul 19, 2020 - 3:49:18 PM

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The lost boys: the white working class is being left behind
These children are the forgotten demographic

Jul 16, 2020 - 4:45:50 PM

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Why Is It Never “Class Struggle” When Black Workers Fight Back?
An interesting thing happens when Black workers do straight-up class struggle: liberals talk about it as if it’s anti-racism, and anti-racist activists don’t want to have anything to do with it.

Jul 15, 2020 - 4:13:06 PM



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