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A collective bargain : unions, organizing, and the fight for democracy

Author: Jane McAlevey
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"For decades, intractable social and economic problems have been eating away at the social fabric of the United States. The crisis is now so deep it's threatening democracy. Income inequality has reached epic proportions, resulting in a lopsided political system that bestows tax breaks on the rich while the rest of the country has been economically abandoned. There's a single, obvious solution to these problems, one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McAlevey, Jane, 1964-
A collective bargain
New York : Ecco, 2020.
(DLC) 2019028864
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane McAlevey
ISBN: 9780062908599 0062908596 9780062908605 006290860X
OCLC Number: 1111649110
Description: 288 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Twelve years of freedom (almost) --
Workers can still win big --
Who killed the unions? --
Everything you thought you knew about unions is (mostly) wrong --
Are unions still relevant? --
How do workers get a union? --
How to rebuild a union : L.A.'s teachers --
As go unions, so goes the republic.
Other Titles: Unions, organizing, and the fight for democracy
Responsibility: Jane McAlevey.

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From longtime labor organizer Jane McAlevey, a vital call-to-arms in favor of unions, a key force capable of defending our democracyFor decades, racism, corporate greed, and a skewed political system  Read more...

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"Incisive, brilliant, combined with trenchant strategic analysis. If we had more organizers like Jane McAlevey, we'd be winning." -- Van Jones, CNN host and author of <em>Beyond the Messy Truth Read more...

 
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