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By Jeremy Brecher

Since its unique e-book in 1972, no publication has performed up to Jeremy Brecher’s Strike! to deliver American hard work heritage to a large viewers. Strike! narrates the dramatic tale of repeated, large, and occasionally violent revolts through usual operating humans in the United States and tells this intriguing hidden historical past from the viewpoint of the rank-and-file employees who lived it. during this elevated version, Brecher brings the tale brand new with revised chapters that conceal the forty years because the unique variation, putting the issues confronted via operating buyers within the context of one hundred forty years of work background. a brand new bankruptcy, “Beyond One-Sided category battle” provides the yank minirevolts of the twenty first century from the conflict of Seattle to Occupy Wall road and past. crucial studying for a person attracted to the historic or present-day scenario of yankee staff, this up-to-date vintage serves as concept for organizers, activists, and educators operating to restore the hard work flow today.

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