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    • Automatic Elections 

      Oswalt, Michael M. (2014)
      The idea that the right mix of conditions will spark workers to engage in mass collective action is a theme sometimes invoked by labor movement writers, activists, and reformers. It is also an assumption found — and ...
    • Improvisational Unionism 

      Oswalt, Michael M. (2016)
      Recent fights for a $15-an-hour minimum wage at Walmart and in the fast-food industry have interested academics, captivated the press, and energized the public. For good reason. The campaigns upend conventional wisdom about ...
    • The New Radicals: How Wage Labor, Physical Abuse and an Agrarian Crisis Shaped Women's Participation in the Zapatista Rebellion 

      Brady, Patrick E. (Northern Illinois University, 2016-12-01)
      My experiences in San Cristóbal de las Casas have been the primary motivation for my interest in female Zapatistas. Ever since I concluded my research project, I have had a question that has been largely unanswered by ...
    • The Right to Improvise in Low Wage Work 

      Oswalt, Michael M. (2017)
      The resurgence of strikes in the non-union fast food and retail sectors has created unprecedented momentum for increases in state, local, and company-specific minimum wages. The once fantastical demand for a $15 an hour ...