Monthly Archives: December 2009

War, the Working Class, and the Media

The holidays are traditionally a time for reflection — looking back at the year nearly passed and forward to the one about to begin.  I’ve been doing a lot reflecting as 2009 draws, mercifully, to a close and 2010 looms … Continue reading

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Jobs, Ideology, and Policy: Putting Workers First

During the 1980s recession, as steel mills closed and auto plants began downsizing around the country, neoconservative economists insisted that the jobs lost to deindustrialization would soon be replaced by new jobs.  In Youngstown then, we knew better.  And as … Continue reading

Posted in The Working Class and the Economy, Issues, Contributors, Sherry Linkon, John Russo | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments