Distinguished labor historian Andrew Kersten, professor of Social Change and Development, says Wisconsin has an exceptionally proud tradition of organized labor. He cites a few examples, and issues a stirring call to fight back against what he sees as injustice in Wisconsin today, in a lengthy opinion piece published in Dissent magazine. Writes Kersten, “What’s happening is not isolated, not new, and as vicious as before: smash unions, drive workers into the ground, and reap profits from the lowly.” His fiery critique is archived here.
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