We Are All Leaders: The Alternative Unionism of the Early 1930s

We Are All Leaders The Alternative Unionism of the Early s We Are All Leaders describes a kind of union qualitatively different from the bureaucratic business unions that make up the AFL CIO today From African American nutpickers in St Louis chemical and rub

  • Title: We Are All Leaders: The Alternative Unionism of the Early 1930s
  • Author: Staughton Lynd
  • ISBN: 9780252065477
  • Page: 359
  • Format: Paperback
  • We Are All Leaders describes a kind of union qualitatively different from the bureaucratic business unions that make up the AFL CIO today From African American nutpickers in St Louis, chemical and rubber workers in Akron, textile workers in the South, and bootleg miners in Pennsylvania to tenant farmers in the Mississippi Delta, packinghouse and garment workers in Minn We Are All Leaders describes a kind of union qualitatively different from the bureaucratic business unions that make up the AFL CIO today From African American nutpickers in St Louis, chemical and rubber workers in Akron, textile workers in the South, and bootleg miners in Pennsylvania to tenant farmers in the Mississippi Delta, packinghouse and garment workers in Minnesota, seamen in San Francisco, and labor party campaigns throughout the country, workers in the 1930 s were experimenting with community based unionism.

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    About Author

    1. The son of renowned sociologists Robert Staughton Lynd and Helen Lynd, Staughton Lynd grew up in New York City He earned a BA from Harvard, an MA and PhD in history from Columbia He taught at Spelman College in Georgia where he was acquainted with Howard Zinn and Yale University In 1964, Lynd served as director of Freedom Schools in the Mississippi Summer Project An opponent of the Vietnam War, Lynd chaired the first march against the war in Washington DC in 1965 and, along with Tom Hayden and Herbert Aptheker, went on a controversial trip to Hanoi in December 1965 that cost him his position at Yale.In the late 1960s Lynd moved to Chicago, where he was involved in community organizing An oral history project of the working class undertaken with his wife inspired Lynd to earn a JD from the University of Chicago in 1976 After graduating the Lynds moved to Ohio, where Staughton worked as an attorney and activist.

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