Episode

6/13 Richard Yeselson: Fortress Unionism

June 13, 2013

Labor historian and journalist Richard Yeselson explained how labor militancy drove labor rights in the 1930s, how the passage of Taft-Hartley Act attacked the organizing and cultural power of labor, why the Congressional backlash against labor was connected with opposition to civil rights, what caused union decline and the best way for unions to move forward.

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