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How Ronald Reagan Broke the Air Traffic Controllers Union--And Why That Fight Still Matters
Posted on: Mar 25, 2012, Source: Dissent Magazine
The PATCO strike has become the pivotal event in almost everyone’s understanding of the massive realignment of class power in the United States in the last few decades.
How Bruce Springsteen Helped Make Being a Working Class Rebel Cool Again
Posted on: Sep 22, 2010, Source: The New Press
An excerpt from author Cowie's new book, 'Stayin' Alive' reveals the tussle between right and left to claim Springsteen as one of their own.
How America's Working Class Died on the Disco Dance Floor
Posted on: Sep 8, 2010, Source: The New Press
A new book describes how working-class America hit the rocks during the turbulent '70s.
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