THIS COLLECTION PUT together by longtime scholar and activist Kim Scipes
addresses labour internationalism in a time of accelerated globalization.
See Kim Scipes
, "AFL-CIO Refuses to Clear the Air on Foreign Policy Operations," Labor Notes, February 2004.
Unfortunately, this type of solidarity is not well advanced, though there are positive signs as labor joins with others to defend communities and counter global environmental and social crises (see, e.g., Brecher and Costello, 1990; Scipes
, 1992; Waterman, 1993).
also has a chapter in the recently published book, It Started in Wisconsin.
notes that these actions, pursued in the name of US workers, have occurred without their knowledge or consent.
, author of KMU: Building Genuine Trade Unionism in the Philippines, 1980-1984 (Quezon City, Metro Manila: New Day Publishers, 1996; also available from Sulu Arts and Books in San Francisco), is a PhD.
, a former Sergeant in the US Marine Corps (1969-73), is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Purdue University North Central in Westville, IN.
(41.) Buhle, "The Legacy of the IWW"; Kim Scipes
, "Labor Imperialism Redux," Monthly Review, 56 (May 2005), 23-46.
For a review of Fantasia, see Kim Scipes
, "Review of Cultures of Solidarity," Z Magazine, April 1990, pp.
by Kim Scipes
, Lexington Books, 2010, 276 pp., ISBN 978-0739135013.
Our purpose in editing Building Bridges was to stimulate a dialogue; we thank Kim Scipes
for continuing that dialogue.
, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Purdue University North Central in Westville, Indiana.