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On February 22, 2021
I’m giving a virtual public talk on labor history Thursday evening at 6 eastern for the Rhode Island Historical Society that uses the Brown and Sharpe Strike here in the 1980s as a entrypoint into a broader discussion of the decline of the labor movement in the late 20th century. It’s open to the public […]
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Above: Strikers in Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1949 While right-wing states are freaking out about the new AP standards (never mind that this year’s AP US History DBQ was on the rise of the conservative movement), Connecticut has now passed a bill encouraging the teaching of labor history in the state’s classrooms, albeit with a caveat to […]
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