Blacks & Unions  

BLACK DETROIT AND THE RISE OF THE UAW, by August Meier and Elliott Rudwick. New York: Oxford University Press. 289 pp. $15.00. This book has many virtues. It is a well-documented, well-written and lively study of one of the crucial …





Organizing at the Grassroots  

The grass-roots organizing of the 1970s is an ambitious and at least partially successful effort to bring working-class women and men into the political arena as organized, self-conscious actors. The organizations that provide structure and direction to this “movement” are …







How Now “The New Class”?  

The notion that there is a New Class in our society—”class” for large groups like owners or workers; “new” because Marx did not include it in his grand schema—is an idea that has arrived. After nearly a century of episodic …








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