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Working History

By Working History

Working History spotlights the work of leading labor historians, activists, and practitioners focusing especially on the U.S. and global Souths, to inform public debate and dialogue about current labor, economic, and political issues with the benefit of historical context.

  1. 1.
    "You Can't Eat Coal": Women's Social Justice Activism in Appalachia03/14/2019
    35:06
  2. 2.
    Novelist Wiley Cash on “The Last Ballad” and the Loray Mill Strike02/14/2019
    30:03
  3. 3.
    Reconsidering Southern Labor History12/19/2018
    22:38
  4. 4.
    Slavery and Memory11/28/2018
    46:02
  5. 5.
    Revisioning the American Past though African American and Latinx History10/10/2018
    24:33
  6. 6.
    Shaping a New Conservatism in the South03/29/2018
    40:11
  7. 7.
    Murder, Race and (In)Justice02/08/2018
    32:47
  8. 8.
    "Hillbilly Hellraisers" and Rethinking the Roots of Populist Politics01/10/2018
    38:07
  1. 9.
    Poor Whites in the Slave South10/25/2017
    29:33
  2. 10.
    The High Cost of Cheap Food09/27/2017
    33:08
  3. 11.
    A New Narrative for Labor in the 1970s (Labor Day Episode 2017)08/29/2017
    40:57
  4. 12.
    Preserving Southern Labor's Past08/01/2017
    32:07
  5. 13.
    LGBT Discrimination and Activism in the Southern Workplace06/20/2017
    41:57
  6. 14.
    Southern Small Farmers Standing Their Ground05/31/2017
    40:00
  7. 15.
    Freedom Struggles in the Post-Civil Rights Rural South05/03/2017
    31:12
  8. 16.
    From Indentured Servant to Modern-Day Guestworker04/05/2017
    39:27
  9. 17.
    The Long History of Mexican Migration to the Deep South12/07/2016
    36:04
  10. 18.
    Race, Identity, and Memory11/02/2016
    34:56
  11. 19.
    What Does "Working Class" Mean in American Politics?09/13/2016
    31:19
  12. 20.
    Migrant Workers and Labor Relations from South Texas to the Nation05/25/2016
    39:10
  13. 21.
    Social Justice from the U.S. South to South Africa04/26/2016
    35:14
  14. 22.
    Academic Publishing in the Digital Age03/29/2016
    41:58
  15. 23.
    Justice for a Toxic Town03/01/2016
    29:29
  16. 24.
    Southern Histories through Women's Words02/09/2016
    39:43
  17. 25.
    The Roots of the Modern Anti-Union Movement01/19/2016
    33:27
  18. 26.
    The White Whale: Why Moby Dick Is a Story about the Fate of Southern Labor in the Age of Slavery12/29/2015
    42:39
  19. 27.
    A Lifetime of Building Solidarity12/08/2015
    33:34
  20. 28.
    Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South11/17/2015
    43:02
  21. 29.
    Religion's Role in Organizing the South10/27/2015
    30:28
  22. 30.
    Disaster Response in Historical Perspective10/06/2015
    38:28
  23. 31.
    Black Women Convict Laborers in the New South09/15/2015
    33:58
  24. 32.
    “Best True Stories of Life and Work on the Panama Canal”08/26/2015
    35:26
  25. 33.
    Immigrant Rights, Detentions, and Activism08/04/2015
    39:11
  26. 34.
    Tobacco, Family Farms, and Federal Policy07/21/2015
    42:43
  27. 35.
    The Labor Question and Higher Education07/09/2015
    35:14
  28. 36.
    The Roots of Black Protest Politics06/17/2015
    43:09

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