WCP: Economic Nationalism and the Half-Life of Deindustrialization
Four decades ago a major mill in Youngstown shut its doors, setting of a massive process of deindustrialization in the Rust Belt that still stings working people. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Sherry Linkon and John Russo trace today’s politics of resentment to the economic changes that disrupted places like Youngstown 40 years ago.
Category: Visiting Scholars
WCP: Will the British Working Class Stand Up and Fight Back?
A tired and familiar pattern has emerged in several countries: working-class voters rally behind nationalist, often populist politicians who promise relief but deliver policies that bring more econo
Categories: Labor Studies, Visiting Scholars