Spring 2012

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Contents

From the Editorial Team

Under the Radar
By Ben Becker
Unreported and under-reported news and views that matter.

Europe’s Political Nightmare: Why the Christian and Social Democratic Parties Have Surrendered to the Bond Market
By Jordan Satncil

What We Don’t Talk about When We Talk about Jobs: The Continuing Scandal of African-American Joblessness
By Andy Kroll

Let’s Talk about the Jobs Gap: A Response to Andy Kroll
By Arlene Holt Baker

Mobilizing the Unorganized: Is “Working America” the Way Forward?
By Amy Dean

Florence Kelley: Pioneer of Labor Reform
By Peter Dreier

Economic Prospects: Fighting Seriously for Jobs and Social Security
By Robert Pollin

In the Rearview Mirror: Uncle Sam Does(n’t) Want You
By Steve Fraser and Joshua B. Freeman

Caught in the Web: Economics of Immigration
By Liza Featherstone

On the Contrary
Earth to Labor: Economic Growth is No Salvation
By Sean Sweeney

The Assault from the Right
Tea Party America and the Born-Again Politics of the Populist Right
By Darren Dochuk

The Right-to-Work Offensive: Tracking the Spread of the Anti-Union Virus
By Peter Rachleff

The Feminization of Austerity
By Mimi Abramovitz

Working-Class Voices of Contemporary America
Working on the Railroad, Walking in Beauty: The Voices of Navajo Railroad Workers
By Jay Youngdahl

 

Roots of Rebellion: A Guide to Insurgencies from Coast to Coast
Traitors to Their Class
By Peter Dreier and Chuck Collins

Books and the Arts

 

 

Out of the Mainstream: Books and Films You May Have Missed
By Matt Witt

Poetry

 

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