By Jeremy Brecher
Since its unique book in 1972, no publication has performed up to Jeremy Brecher’s Strike! to deliver American exertions background to a large viewers. Strike! narrates the dramatic tale of repeated, large, and infrequently violent revolts through traditional operating humans in the USA and tells this fascinating hidden historical past from the viewpoint of the rank-and-file employees who lived it. during this accelerated variation, Brecher brings the tale brand new with revised chapters that hide the forty years because the unique version, putting the issues confronted via operating buyers within the context of a hundred and forty years of work historical past. a brand new bankruptcy, “Beyond One-Sided type struggle” provides the yank minirevolts of the twenty first century from the conflict of Seattle to Occupy Wall road and past. crucial studying for someone attracted to the old or present-day scenario of yankee staff, this up-to-date vintage serves as suggestion for organizers, activists, and educators operating to restore the hard work circulate today.