Labor

Original Reporting | Eric Kroh | Labor, Unions
July 27, 2011 — At the beginning of most weeks, Nick Waun makes the five-hour drive from his three-bedroom house in suburban Lapeer, Michigan, about an hour north of Detroit, to a small apartment in...view
| Kevin C. Brown | History, Immigration, Labor
July 5, 2011 — Lara Putnam, associate professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh, follows the history of migration in the Caribbean during the late 19th and early 20th centuries,...view
Commentary | Craig Gurian | Education, Health care, Labor, NYC
June 15, 2011 — As originally reported by the New York Daily News, New York City is in talks with its unions to avoid teacher firings and other budget cutbacks by means of taking hundreds of...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Economy, Income inequality, Labor
June 15, 2011 — Who could doubt the long-term correlation between technological advancement and higher living standards? The production line, antibiotics, mass transit — all were developments that...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Deregulation, Economy, Labor
April 12, 2011 — Les Leopold, the author of “The Looting of America: How Wall Street’s Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperity,” discusses the state of the...view
| Kevin C. Brown | History, Labor
March 1, 2011 — Recorded as the confrontation over state workers’ rights came to a head in Wisconsin in the winter of 2011, Georgetown University historian Joseph A. McCartin discusses the...view
| Kevin C. Brown | History, Labor
April 27, 2010 — In this week’s show, I interview John P. Enyeart, assistant professor of history at Bucknell University, and author of the new book, The Quest for “Just and Pure Law”: Rocky...view

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