Jeff Schuhrke
Jeff Schuhrke

Jeff Schuhrke is a labor historian and assistant professor at the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. School of Labor Studies, SUNY Empire State College in New York City. He is the author of numerous essays, and the forthcoming book Blue-Collar Empire: The AFL-CIO and the Global Cold War (2023)

From Solidarity to Shock Therapy: The AFL-CIO and the Fall of Soviet Communism

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the death of Mikhail Gorbachev this year have sparked renewed interest in the USSR’s 1991 disintegration, a moment

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