Tag Archives: Unions

Benjamin Waterhouse and Business Interests

The 2016 presidential election became a fight over business interests, lobbying, deindustrialization, and decades old free trade agreements. How does Donald Trump, the Fifth Avenue populist, fit into a longer history of business interests in the United States, and how … Continue reading

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Jefferson Cowie and Labor Unions

Episode 4 of Campaign Context features┬áProfessor Jefferson Cowie (Cornell University) and a discussion on labor unions as political actors in the U.S. Professor Cowie is one of┬áthe leading stars of labor historians and the author of the acclaimed books Stayin’ … Continue reading

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