17 Articles by: Nelson Lichtenstein

Nelson Lichtenstein's newest book is A Fabulous Failure: The Clinton Presidency and the Transformation of American Capitalism. He is also the author of Labor’s War at Home: the CIO in World War II.

John Sweeney (1934–2021)

John Sweeney, who won the AFL-CIO presidency in 1995 as part of a progressive reform leadership slate called New Voice, died earlier this month at the age of eighty-six. He failed in his quest to revive the US labor movement — but he succeeded in pushing the main body of trade unionism firmly to the left.