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.
    Citizen and Other: Puerto Rican Farmworkers in the United States
    25:17
  2. 2.
    Labor, Capital, and Politics in the Industrial South
    27:01
  3. 3.
    Race, Class, and Communism in the Jim Crow South
    35:17
  4. 4.
    Politics of the Pantry
    37:51
  5. 5.
    Southern Sisters and Social Justice in the Jim Crow South
    37:43
  6. 6.
    Making the Woman Worker
    41:20
  7. 7.
    Race, Slavery, and Psychiatry
    53:33
  8. 8.
    Reconciling a Slaveholding Past
    33:51
  1. 9.
    Beef: Exploitation, Innovation, and How Meat Changed America
    36:00
  2. 10.
    Appalachia: A Regional Reckoning
    34:30
  3. 11.
    "You Can't Eat Coal": Women's Social Justice Activism in Appalachia
    35:06
  4. 12.
    Novelist Wiley Cash on “The Last Ballad” and the Loray Mill Strike
    30:03
  5. 13.
    Reconsidering Southern Labor History
    22:38
  6. 14.
    Slavery and Memory
    46:02
  7. 15.
    Revisioning the American Past though African American and Latinx History
    24:33
  8. 16.
    Shaping a New Conservatism in the South
    40:11
  9. 17.
    Murder, Race and (In)Justice
    32:47
  10. 18.
    "Hillbilly Hellraisers" and Rethinking the Roots of Populist Politics
    38:07
  11. 19.
    Poor Whites in the Slave South
    29:33
  12. 20.
    The High Cost of Cheap Food
    33:08
  13. 21.
    A New Narrative for Labor in the 1970s (Labor Day Episode 2017)
    40:57
  14. 22.
    Preserving Southern Labor's Past
    32:07
  15. 23.
    LGBT Discrimination and Activism in the Southern Workplace
    41:57
  16. 24.
    Southern Small Farmers Standing Their Ground
    40:00
  17. 25.
    Freedom Struggles in the Post-Civil Rights Rural South
    31:12
  18. 26.
    From Indentured Servant to Modern-Day Guestworker
    39:27
  19. 27.
    The Long History of Mexican Migration to the Deep South
    36:04
  20. 28.
    Race, Identity, and Memory
    34:56
  21. 29.
    What Does "Working Class" Mean in American Politics?
    31:19
  22. 30.
    Migrant Workers and Labor Relations from South Texas to the Nation
    39:10
  23. 31.
    Social Justice from the U.S. South to South Africa
    35:14
  24. 32.
    Academic Publishing in the Digital Age
    41:58
  25. 33.
    Justice for a Toxic Town
    29:29
  26. 34.
    Southern Histories through Women's Words
    39:43
  27. 35.
    The Roots of the Modern Anti-Union Movement
    33:27
  28. 36.
    The White Whale: Why Moby Dick Is a Story about the Fate of Southern Labor in the Age of Slavery
    42:39
  29. 37.
    A Lifetime of Building Solidarity
    33:34
  30. 38.
    Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South
    43:02
  31. 39.
    Religion's Role in Organizing the South
    30:28
  32. 40.
    Disaster Response in Historical Perspective
    38:28
  33. 41.
    Black Women Convict Laborers in the New South
    33:58
  34. 42.
    “Best True Stories of Life and Work on the Panama Canal”
    35:26
  35. 43.
    Immigrant Rights, Detentions, and Activism
    39:11
  36. 44.
    Tobacco, Family Farms, and Federal Policy
    42:43
  37. 45.
    The Labor Question and Higher Education
    35:14
  38. 46.
    The Roots of Black Protest Politics
    43:09

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