Workers of the World
Silver, Beverly J.http:///www.jacobinmag.com/2016/09/workers-of-the-world/
Date Written: 01/09/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20041
Trade unionists in the 1920s didn't have much reason for optimism. Labour membership, which had shot upwards amid postwar unrest, crested and then plunged. A decade later, strikes were blocking production across the country, and union density was skyrocketing.
After years of malaise in the labor movement, is a similar upsurge possible today?