John Trumpbour's interlude surveys the prospective roles of the labor movement in universalizing resistance. He starts with the surprising fact that movment has often been overlooked by students of social movements.
"It is often forgotten that the US labor movement, despite having many elements complicit with white supremacy and interventionist foreign policy, played a critical role in advancing the civil rights movement. The original push for a March on Washington came from A. Philip Randolph, the President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters."
We will be rolling out the individual "interludes" over the next few months.