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It Started in Wisconsin Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Labor Protest

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 09.01.2012
  • Verlag: Verso
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It Started in Wisconsin

First-hand accounts of the largest pro-labor mass mobilization in modern American history.In the spring of 2011, Wisconsinites took to the streets in what became the largest and liveliest labor demonstrations in modern American history. Protesters in the Middle East sent greetings'and pizzas'to the thousands occupying the Capitol building in Madison, and 150,000 demonstrators converged on the city.In a year that has seen a revival of protest in America, here is a riveting account of the first great wave of grassroots resistance to the corporate restructuring of the Great Recession.It Started in Wisconsin includes eyewitness reports by striking teachers, students, and others (such as Wisconsin-born musician Tom Morello), as well as essays explaining WisconsinAAAa AaAAaAaAAAAAaAAAAaAAAaAA!AAaAaAAAAAaAAAAaAAAaAA?AAaAaAAs progressive legacy by acclaimed historians. The book lays bare the national corporate campaign that crafted WisconsinAAAa AaAAaAaAAAAAaAAAAaAAAaAA!AAaAaAAAAAaAAAAaAAAaAA?AAaAaAAs anti-union legislation and similar laws across the country, and it conveys the infectious esprit de corps that pervaded the protests with original pictures and comics.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 09.01.2012
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781844678907
    Verlag: Verso
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