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Labor in the Time of Trump

Jasmine Kerrissey, Eve Weinbaum, Clare Hammonds, Tom Juravich, and Dan Clawson


This book critically analyzes the right-wing attack on workers and unions in the United States and offers strategies to build a working-class movement. While President Trump's election in 2016 may have been a wakeup call for labor and the left, the underlying processes behind this shift to the right have been building for at least forty years. The book shows that only by analyzing the vulnerabilities in the right-wing strategy can the labor movement develop an effective response. The chapters examine the conservative upsurge, explore key challenges the labor movement faces today, and draw less ... More

Keywords: working-class movement, U.S. working class, labor movement, Conservative, Labour, left-wing, right-wing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781501746598
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501746598.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jasmine Kerrissey, editor
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Eve Weinbaum, editor
Cornell University

Clare Hammonds, editor

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