Labor’s Long March

The question is no longer whether the working class matters, but how it can fight back.

In March 1978, Eric Hobsbawm delivered a lecture in which he asked whether “the forward march of labour and the labour movement” had been halted. His answer, not surprisingly, was “yes, but we can reverse it.” It surprised few that a great Marxist historian would take on such a topic. In the late 1970s, there […]

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