Joseph A. McCartin is a professor of history at Georgetown University whose research focuses on labor unions in the United States. He also serves as the executive director of the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor.
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Joseph McCartin joins us to talk about the history of public worker unionism, the legacy of PATCO, and how today’s workers can build power across the workforce. The post Belabored Podcast #133: Laboring Against Privatization, with Joseph A. McCartin appeared first on Dissent Magazine.
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May 12th, 1959
Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States of America
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1 hour, 20 minutes
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