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Volume 21, Issue 1, Winter 2012

Table of Contents

From the Editorial Team

pp. 4-5

Under the Radar

pp. 6-9

On the Contrary

Earth to Labor: Economic Growth Is No Salvation

pp. 10-13

The Assault from the Right

Tea Party America and the Born-Again Politics of the Populist Right

pp. 14-21

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

pp. 22-29

The Feminization of Austerity

pp. 30-39

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

pp. 41-46

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs: The Continuing Scandal of African-American Joblessness

pp. 48-55

Let’s Talk About the Jobs Gap: A Response to Andy Kroll

pp. 56-58

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

pp. 61-68

Florence Kelley: Pioneer of Labor Reform

pp. 70-76

Working-Class Voices of Contemporary America

Working on the Railroad, Walking in Beauty: The Voices of Navajo Railroad Workers

pp. 77-81

Economic Prospects: Fighting Seriously for Jobs and Social Security

pp. 82-85

Traitors to Their Class

pp. 86-91

In the Rearview Mirror: Uncle Sam Does(n’t) Want You

pp. 92-97

Caught in the Web: Economics of Immigration

pp. 98-101

Books and the Arts

The Future Doesn’t Work

pp. 102-104

Inside the Black Box

pp. 105-107

What Happens When Care Workers Enter the Marketplace?

pp. 108-111

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

pp. 112-115


Hard Times in the Motor City

p. 116


p. 117

Not Working

p. 117

About Our Contributors

About our Contributors

pp. 118-119

David Montgomery (1927–2011)

p. 120

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