WCP: Middle-Class Influence vs. Working-Class Character
Children start learning the culture of their social class early on, and those lessons shape not only their own behavior and opportunities but also the way others respond to them. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Jack Metzgar reviews Jessica Calarco’s book on how middle-class children learn to negotiate for better opportunities, while working-class children are taught to be deferential.
Category: Visiting Scholars
WCP: Labor’s Day, More or Less?
The U.S. labor movement is facing bitter legal and political attacks. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective Wade Rathke asserts that the talk of unions dying off is greatly exaggerated. Rathke points to a surge of worker-led organizing across the country and the ability of unions in other parts of the world to thrive in even harder circumstances than the ones set by Janus.
Categories: Bargaining for the Common Good, Visiting Scholars
OVERTIME: Labor Stories of the Week (Jan 22, 2016)
Will the snowstorm keep you hunkered down all weekend? Catch up on some vital labor stories from the week. Silencing students who speak out for workers. Four Loyola University Chicago students face
Category: In the News