Journal Articles

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Labor History for the Future, Social Policy (2013)
 

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Rebellion to Tyrants, Democracy for Workers, SOUTH ATLANTIC QUARTERLY (2012)
 

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Madison Is Our Cairo, MRZine (2011)
 

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La Greve de Hormel (1985-1986), Echanges et Mouvement (2009)
 

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When Human Beings Are Illegal, Against The Current (2008)
 

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Is the Strike Dead?, New Labor Forum (2003)
 

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Lynching and Racial Violence, Z Magazine (2002)
 

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Lynching Then and Now, CounterPunch (2002)
 

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Globalization and Union Democracy, International Socialist Review (2001)
 

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On the Ground with the South African Labor Movement, Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Comparative Studies (2000)
 

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Rupture or Continuity, New Politics (2000)
 

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Unbroken Mirror: One Hundred Years of the St. Paul 'Union Advocate' (with Barb Kucera), Labor's Heritage (1998)
 

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Understanding Legacies, Understanding Possibilities (with Michael Denning), Labor History (1998)
 

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Solid State, MInnesota Monthly (1996)
 

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The Quest for Rail Labor Unity, Canadian Dimension (1995)
 

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State of the Unions: Improving, Utne Reader (1994)
 

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Derailed -- But Not Defeated, Z Magazine (1991)
 

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USA: 1991 Rail Strike, Echanges/Exchanges (1991)
 

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Two Decades of the 'New' Labor History, American Quarterly (1989)
 

Books

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Starving amidst too much: & other IWW writings on the food industry (with L. S. Chumley, Jim Seymour, and Jack Sheridan) (2005)
 

Contributions to Books

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Introduction: Making the Invisible Visible, By These Hands: Portraits from the Factory Floor (2002)
 

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Globalization and Union Democracy: A Comparison of the Hormel, A South African and American comparative reader : the best of Safundi and other selected articles (2001)
 

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Introduction, A Union Against Unions: The Minneapolis Citizens Alliance and Its Fight Against Organized Labor, 1903 - 1947 (2001)
 

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Readjusters, Organizing Black America: An Encyclopedia of African American Associations (2001)
 

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Richmond: Civic, Literary, and Mutual Aid Associations, Organizing Black America : An Encyclopedia of African American Associations (2001)
 

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Syllabus for History 30: Women and Work in U.S. History, What We Hold in Common: An Introduction to Working Class Studies (2001)
 

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Seeds of a Labor Insurgency: Change and Continuity, U.S. Labor in the Twentieth Century: Studies in Working Class Struggles and Insurgency (2000)
 

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The Dynamics of ‘Americanization’: The Croation Fraternal Union Between the Wars, 1920s-1930s, Labor Histories: Class, Politics, and the Working Class Experience (1998)
 

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The Failure of Minnesota Farmer-Laborism, Organized labor and American politics, 1894-1994 : the labor-liberal alliance (1998)
 

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Organizing "wall-to-wall" : the Independent Union of All Workers, 1933-1937, Unionizing the jungles : Labor and community in the twentieth-century meatpacking industry (1997)
 

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Richmond, Virginia, Encyclopedia of African-American culture and history (1996)
 

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The Croatian Fraternal Union, Radicalism, and the American Labor Movement, Etnicni fraternalizem v priseljenskih dezelah = Ethnic fraternalism in immigrant countries (1996)
 

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The Independent Union of All Workers: Community-Based Unionism, "We are all leaders" : the alternative unionism of the early 1930s (1996)
 

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The Rebirth of Minnesota's Labor Movement, Interpreting American culture : a regional approach (1992)
 

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American Labor in the 1980s, Within the shell of the old: essays on workers' self-organization : a salute to George Rawick (1990)
 

Book Reviews

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Review of: Silent skies: The Air Traffic Controllers' Strike, by Willis J. Nordlund, International Labor and Working-Class History (2000)
 

Presentations

Minnesota’s Iron Range and the Struggle for Democracy, Minnesota Humanities Commission, “Lunch and Learn” Program (2010)
 

Neoliberalism, Post-Fordism, the Workplace, and the Crisis of Safety and Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety Graduate Research Seminar (2010)
 

Pulling the Strings of Race: The Buffalo Historical Marionettes of the Federal Theater Project, Michigan State University, Labor Studies Program and African & African American Studies Department (2010)
 

"The Financial Crisis and the Global South: A Labor Perspective," Teach-in on the Financial Crisis and the Global South, University of Minnesota Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (2008)
 

Unpacking the Past: Learning History Through a Song, History/Philosophy annual banquet (2008)
 

Hard-Pressed in the Heartland: The Past, Present, and Future of Minnesota's Labor Movement, annual David Noble Lecture, University of Minnesota American Studies Department and the Minnesota Historical Society (2008)
 

Art, Culture, and Government: The New Deal at 75 (with Beth Cleary), Refiguring and Representing Race: The Jubilee Singers of the Buffalo Historical Marionettes (2008)
 

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