Volume 19, Number 1, Winter 2010

Table of Contents

  From the Editorial Team

pp. 4-5

  Under the Radar

pp. 6-7

On the Contrary

  Taking Over the Enterprise: A New Strategy for Labor and the Left

pp. 8-12

Scanning the Globe: Politics in Europe, Latin America, and Asia

  Empire's Senescence: U.S. Policy in Latin America

pp. 14-23

  Is Social Democracy Dead?: The Crisis of Capitalism in Europe

pp. 24-31

  Vietnam at the Crossroads: Market Socialism and the Vietnamese Labor Movement

pp. 32-39

  Looking Backward: International Labor's Forgotten Plan to Fight the Great Depression

pp. 40-43

  The (Mis)Measure of Prosperity: Morning in America and the Decline of the Social Wage

pp. 44-56

  Economic Prospects: Industrial Policy and the Revival of U.S. Manufacturing

pp. 58-61

  If We Can Change the White House, We Can Change the Hog House

pp. 62-71

  Beating the System is the System: A Survey of Workplace Violations in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City

pp. 72-79

  The Odd Couple: Wall Street, Union Benefit Funds, and the Looting of the American Worker

pp. 80-89

  In the Rearview Mirror: When Congress Roared

pp. 90-92

Working-Class Voices of Contemporary America

  Following a Father's Footfalls: Love and Estrangement in the Alleghenies

pp. 93-98

  Caught in the Web: War Stories

pp. 99-101

Books and the Arts

  And Their Children after Them: Deindustrialization Lit

pp. 102-105

  Because They Can: Employers and the Payday Heist

pp. 105-108

  Caution: Writers at Work

pp. 109-112

  Of Medals and Myths

pp. 113-116

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

pp. 118-121


  Railroad, and: Ode to the Picnic Singers (Flushing Meadow Park, 1984)

pp. 122-123

Letters to the Editors

  Letters to the Editors:

pp. 124-125

  Teresa Ghilarducci responds:

p. 125


  About Our Contributors

pp. 126-127