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Talking Class and Race at the Same Time

Most progressive policies have the potential of unifying people around class interests, but a convention in talking about these things often seems to.

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The Great Cowboy Strike: An interview with Mark Lause

Chad Pearson interviews Mark Lause on his new book, The Great Cowboy Strike: Bullets, Ballots and Class Conflicts in the American West, which.

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Doris Day: Working-Class Hero

Doris Day was one of the hardest working entertainers of the 1950s and 1960s, as well as one of the highest paid female.

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Class(room) Warfare

The actress Felicity Huffman—along with 13 other parents charged in the college admissions scandal—entered plea deals last week, putting pressure on actress Lori.

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Jobs and Medicare for All

You can tell that Medicare for All is becoming a real possibility when it gets a rigorous cost-benefit analysis and when its advocates.

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Share the Wealth

There is a growing awareness that wealth inequality is directly affecting everyman. All politicians recite the pledge to help the middle class, republicans.

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The Strange Career of “the Working Class” in US Political Culture Since the 1950s: An Introduction

The working class currently has remarkable visibility in US political culture.  In defiance of a longstanding belief in America’s classlessness, even today’s sitting.

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The Ghosts of Bisbee

Bisbee ‘17 is a documentary about an Arizona town facing its ghosts.  In June 1917, when copper miners organized by the Industrial Workers of.

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Challenging Trump’s Border Policy in a Song: Alejandro Escovedo’s “Silver City”

I write this in the midst of the longest government shutdown in US history — 25 days and counting — idling 800,000 federal.

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Working Class in American History Series: Perspective from Appalachia

Editor’s note: This is our 5th in the series on the celebration and reflections on the anniversary of the University of Illinois Press.

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