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Articles from Vol. 57, No. 2, June

Canadian Labor Today: Partial Successes, Real Challenges
It is undeniably true that the Canadian labor movement has been healthier than our neighbors to the south in the past twenty years. In many ways, Canadian unions represent a positive counterpoint to the crisis of labor in the United States. Union...
Crisis in the U.S. Labor Movement: The Roads Not Taken
There is no disputing that these are tough times for the working class and its allies (all those oppressed by capitalism). The working class lacks a political party; social services to assist us with the inevitable problems we face have been eroded;...
Labor Needs a Radical Vision
For forty years, AFL-CIO leaders George Meany and Lane Kirkland saw unorganized workers as a threat when they saw them at all. They drove left-wing activists out of unions and threw the message of solidarity on the scrapheap. Labor's dinosaurs treated...
Made in Venezuela: The Struggle to Reinvent Venezuelan Labor
Last month, the National Union of Venezuelan Workers (UNT) turned two. Since its inception in May 2003, the UNT has been at the center of debates surrounding the advances of Venezuela's revolution in the labor arena. At root, these debates turn on...
Mexico's Labor Movement in Transition
The Mexican labor movement has been undergoing a profound transformation in the last ten years, the result of twenty years of neoliberal economic policies and the transformation of the Mexican one-party state. (1) A new independent labor movement has...
Notes from the Editors
Andre Gunder Frank, one of the leading radical social scientists of the late twentieth century and a long-time friend and contributor to Monthly Review and Monthly Review Press, died on April 23, 2005, at age seventy-six. Frank (known to his friends...
The Legacy of the IWW
This year marks the centenary of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), American labor's unique visionaries. It also marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the AFL-CIO, the result of the merger of the American Federation of Labor and...
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