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LRAN 2017 CFP: Washington, D.C.

by on February 6, 2017

The 2017 Labor Research and Action Network (LRAN) national conference will be held Thursday, June 8th and Friday, June 9th at Howard University in Washington DC, hosted by the Department of Political Science. Submissions are due by Friday March 17th.

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39th Annual North American Labor History Conference: CFP (Deadline – May 1)

by on January 20, 2017

October 19-21, 2017, Wayne State University, Detroit. The Program Committee of the North American Labor History Conference (NALHC), an international conference with a global perspective on labor and working-class history, invites proposals for case studies, project demonstrations, papers, panels, roundtables, and workshops on the theme of Labor History and Public History for our thirty-ninth annual meeting.

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Clinton and Trump: Labor and the Election of 2016

by on November 17, 2016

Both the polling and the pundits’ predictions of a Clinton victory were wrong.

The reasons for Trump’s victory in part can be understood in relation to how each candidate appealed to labor and how they represented capital. It is necessary to take into account how Trump’s populist ideology prevailed over Clinton’s money machine.

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