syllabus
discussion questions
paper
index

                            

        gateways to multiple sites

     organizations/agencies--local, national, international

        on-line archives, museums, and other projects                      

     special exhibits

        images 

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gateways:

American Labor Studies Center

Center for the Study of Social Justice, Inequalities, and Policies (formerly Center for the Study of Working Class Life), State Univ. of NY at Stony Brook

History Matters (gigantic gateway to sites in U.S. history)

Labor History Links (the internet's most comprehensive collection of documents, information, and links related to labor history - Thank you, Rosemary Feurer!)

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organizations and agencies:

Change to Win

AFL-CIO

AFL-CIO affiliates - unions

AFL-CIO affiliates - state federations and local labor councils

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AFL-CIO constituency groups:
A. Philip Randolph Institute
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
Coalition of Labor Union Women
Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
Pride at Work
Union Veterans Council

AFL-CIO's other allied groups:
Alliance for Retired Americans
International Labor Communications Association
Jobs With Justice
Labor Heritage Foundation
Lawyers Coordinating Committee
National Day Laborer Organizing Network
National Domestic Workers Alliance
National Guestworker Alliance
Solidarity Center
United Students Against Sweatshops
Working America
Working for America Institute

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Selected unions (Change to Win, AFL-CIO, and independent):
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)
National Nurses United (NNU)
Communications Workers of America (CWA)
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM)
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)
International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU)
International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)
Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA)
Organization of Staff Analysts (OSA) - a good gateway to many other labor sites
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
United Auto Workers (UAW)
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners (UBC)
United Electrical Workers (UE)
United Steelworkers (USW)
UNITE HERE       

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Association for Union Democracy

Brandworkers International

Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence

Corp Watch (U.S.)

Domestic Workers United

DRUM - South Asian Organizing Center

Economic Policy Institute

Green Party   

International Labor Rights Forum                                                                                                                  

Labor and Working Class History Association

Labor Notes

Make the Road by Walking (New York)

Make the Road Connecticut

Make the Road New Jersey

Make the Road Pennsylvania

Mesothelioma Justice Network

National Labor Relations Board    

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

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Our Revolution
(see also Labor for Our Revolution)

Teamsters for a Democratic Union

United Association for Labor Education

U.S. Department of Labor

Working Families                                                                                 

 

 

on-line archives, museums, other projects:

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Women's Equal Pay Network (began as project focused on the legal industry, but now branching out)

Class Matters (website connected with the book Class Matters, by Betsy Leondar-Wright)

American Social History Project Center for Media and Learning

Documenting Labor Inside and Out (New York State)

Jim Crutchfield's I.W.W. Page (documents from the Industrial Workers of the World)

Documenting the American South

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project

The Labor Press Project

American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

Voices From the Dustbowl: Migrant Workers in California, 1940-1941

Archive of Folk Culture, Library of Congress

Michael Moore                                                                                                                

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special exhibits:

The Triangle Factory Fire (March 25, 1911)

Bisbee Deportation of 1917 (IWW)

The Hard Hat Riots, May 8, 1970

The WTO History Project

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images:

Labor Arts

Art for a Change

A New Deal for the Arts

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podcasts

Belabored

Heartland Labor Forum

Labor This Week

The Union Edge

Who Makes Sense: A History of Capitalism

Worker Power Hour                                                                                                                                       

 

                                                                                                                                     

 

alternate media:

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Labor Notes - access to back issues of the monthly magazine Labor Notes and much more

LaborNet - global communication for a democratic, independent labor movement

Labour Start - international labor news

Working Life - Jonathan Tasini's blog on labor issues, published by the Labor Research Association

Common Dreams - links to a host of articles, essays, news services, radio and TV programs, independent weeklies, government documents, etc.

Z Communications - ditto

The Daily Activist - useful news for people who care about social justice, civil liberties, and human rights (But it's a commercial site, so you'll have to cope with some annoying ads.)

AlterNet - archive of progressive news

truthout - news and editorials from progressive and mainsteam sources

The Black Commentator - progressive news and views, from Glen Ford and Peter Gamble

Informed Comment - Thoughts on the Middle East, History, and Religion, from Juan Cole, professor of history at the University of Michigan

MR online - news and views from the Monthly Review Foundation

Making Contact/National Radio Project - labor news and much, much more, including first-rate investigative journalism

Alternative Radio - links to lots of progressive radio stations and on-line programming

Democracy NOW! - progressive news program from Pacifica Radio; a new broadcast every weekday

Your Call Radio - progressive public affairs show from California, five days a week

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) - hard-hitting critiques of corporate news media; site includes RealAudio for the FAIR's weekly radio show, Counterspin

Independent Media Center - news stories from independent media organizations, plus free-access discussion boards

The Middle East Research and Information Project - news and background on developments in Afghanistan and South Asia as well as the Middle East

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