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bankruptcy of the American labour movement

William Zebulon Foster

bankruptcy of the American labour movement

by William Zebulon Foster

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Published by Trade Union Educational League in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementby Wm. Z. Foster.
SeriesLabour Herald library -- no. 4
ContributionsTrade Union Educational League (United States)
The Physical Object
Pagination62p. ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20140268M

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Works of William Z. Foster. Bankruptcy of the American Labor Movement Pamphlet issued by the Trade Union Educational League, The Trade Union Educational League was an opposition movement within the AFL initiated by the CP’s William Z. Foster in to fight for industrial unionism, a class-struggle program to fight the bosses, membership control of the unions and creation of a labor.

Foster: The Bankruptcy of the American Labor Movement [] 3 By preserving in this primitive and outworn political method American Labor has been reduced to practically a political zero. Our labor movement has little or no real influence in the affairs of the state.

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Statutes Today, bankruptcy is governed primarily by the Bankruptcy Reform Act of File Size: KB. Union membership in the United States has fallen below 11 percent, the lowest rate since before the New Deal. Labor activist and scholar of the American labor movement Stanley Aronowitz argues that the movement as we have known it for the last years is effectively dead.

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The Bankruptcy of the American Left. Chris Hedges / February 7, Syndicated. The Christian Right and the War on America” (). His latest book is “America: The Farewell Tour” (). His book “War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning” () was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction and has sold.

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Now the global crisis is over, do you want a return to Labour paying down the debt, or Tories running it up? Realistically, though, due to Brexit, that debt is going to skyrocket.