An Injury to All: The Decline of American Unionism by Kim Moody PDF
By Kim Moody
Over the last decade American hard work has confronted a tidal wave of salary cuts, plant closures and damaged moves. during this first complete heritage of the hard work circulate from Truman to Reagan, Kim Moody indicates how the AFL-CIO’s conservative ideology of “business unionism” successfully disarmed unions within the face of a household correct flip and an epochal shift to globalized creation. Eschewing alliances with new social forces in want of its previous chilly struggle liaisons and illusory compacts with enormous enterprise, the AFL-CIO below George Meany and Lane Kirkland has been pressured to give up lots of its post-war gains.
With awesome consciousness to the viewpoints of rank-and-file employees, Moody chronicles the most important, yet mostly unreported, efforts of labor’s grassroots to discover its manner out of the problem. In case reviews of vehicle, metal, meatpacking and trucking, he lines the increase of “anti-concession” hobbies and in different case reviews describes the ambitious stumbling blocks to the “organization of the unorganized” within the provider quarter. a close research of the Rainbow Coalition’s power to unite hard work with different innovative teams follows, including a pathbreaking attention of the probabilities of a brand new “labor internationalism.”
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An Injury to All: The Decline of American Unionism by Kim Moody