Jacobin Magazine Features Essay on International Longshore and Warehouse Union by Politics' Suzi Weissman

Jacobin Magazine logoJacobin magazine features an essay on the 42,000 member International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), co-written by Saint Mary's Politics Professor Suzi Weissman. The article "Unions That Used to Strike" chronicles the story of the 80-year old union which has a a historical track record of activism, militancy and political radicalism, but now is at a crossroads. Weissman teaches courses on the history of the labor movement and social justice organizing in the College's Politics department. Read the essay.

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Monday, August 18, 2014