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Volume 21, Issue 2, Spring 2012

Table of Contents

From the Editorial Team

From the Editorial Team

pp. 4-5

Under the Radar

Under the Radar

pp. 6-9

On the Contrary

Class Unconsciousness: Stop Using “Middle Class” to Depict the Labor Movement

pp. 10-13

The Marxist Moment

Marx’s Proletariat: What Can Today’s Labor Movement Learn from Marx?

pp. 15-23

Marx’s Nightmare: Marxism, Culture, and American Politics

pp. 24-32

The Other Campaign: Who Gets to Vote?

pp. 35-40

Occupy Wall Street

Labor and Occupy Wall Street: An Appraisal of the First Six Months

pp. 43-49

Occupying Higher Education: The Revival of the Student Movement

pp. 50-55

America’s “New Class”: A Profile of the Long-Term Unemployed

pp. 57-65

Triumph in New Haven: The Labor-Community Alliance that Defeated the Yale-Democratic Party Establishment

pp. 67-75

The Battle over the Board and the Future of Employee Voice in the U.S.

pp. 77-84

Union Power in Public Utilities: Defending Worker and Consumer Health and Safety

pp. 87-95

Economic Prospects: A U.S. Financial Transaction Tax: How Wall Street Can Pay for Its Mess

pp. 96-99

Rust Belt Radicals: Community Organizing in Buffalo

pp. 100-104

In the Rearview Mirror: The Counter-Revolution against “Mobocracy”

pp. 105-108

Caught in the Web: Occupy the Internet

pp. 109-111

Books and the Arts

The New Wageless

pp. 112-115

Watching Walmart in China

pp. 115-118

The Arts and Crafts of Compassion

pp. 118-121

Turning Point

pp. 121-123

Out of the Maintstream

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

pp. 124-127


Ode to Big Trend, and: At Pegasus

pp. 128-129

About Our Contributors

About Our Contributors

pp. 130-131

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