From the Editorial Team
The Geography of
By James Steele
close analysis of the demographics of defeat.
Wal-Mart and the New World
Wal-Mart: A Template for Twenty-first Century Capitalism?
By Nelson Lichtenstein
has set the standard for the future of low-wage giant business.
Life inside America’s Largest Dysfunctional Family: Working for
By Ellen Rosen
pressure, poor training, shaming rituals, and overwork are norms for Wal-Mart
Patriarchy at the Check-Out Counter
By Brad Seligman
women employees take the company to court in the country’s largest ever civil
rights class action.
God Goes Corporate
By Linda Kintz
How, miracle of
miracles, the right convinced ordinary Americans that the market is blessed by
Debate: The Crisis of Worker Rights:
Saving the Right to Organize: Substitute the 13th
Amendment for the Wagner Act
By Mark Dudzic:
labor law should not be premised on individual rights.
Collective Bargaining is the Priority: Larry Cohen replies to Mark Dudzic
The 13th Amendment is No Magic Bullet: Josh Freeman
replies to Mark Dudzic
Mark Dudzic Replies
An Interview with
By Kent Wong
By Stephanie Luce
Passing living wage
ordinances is only half the battle.
Favorite Export: How Should Labor Respond to Outsourcing?
By Thea Lee
Only an overhauled
trade policy can address job flight and worker exploitation in the global
Debate: The AFL-CIO and China
Skirting the Facts on China: Barbara Shailor
responds to Kent Wong
Kent Wong Replies: China
Remains the Exception
How Labor Fails to Communicate
By Matt Witt
strategies to build public support and worker involvement.
A Comic Celebration:
The 100th Anniversary of the IWW
By Paul Buhle
Books and the Arts:
What’s the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America
By Thomas Frank
Reviewed by Alice
The Paradox of
Government Regulation, American Style
Regulation – How the Public Can Govern Essential Services
By Greg Palast, Jerrold Oppenheim and Theo MacGregor
Reviewed by Kenneth Peres
Nerves of Steel
Black Freedom Fighters in Steel: The Struggle for Democratic
By Ruth Needleman
Reviewed by Dorian Warren