ePUB Steven Greenhouse ☆ Beaten Down Worked Up The Past Present and Future of ☆

“A page turning book that spans a century of worker strikes Engrossing character driven panoramic” Zephyr Teachout  The New York Times Book Review We live in an era of soaring corporate profits and anemic wage gains one in which low paid jobs and blighted blue collar communities have become a common feature of our nation’s landscape Behind these trends lies a little discussed problem the decades long decline in worker power              Award winning journalist and author Steven Greenhouse guides us through the key episodes and trends in history that are essential to understanding some of our nation’s most pressing problems including increased income ineuality declining social mobility and the concentration of political power in the hands of the wealthy few He exposes the modern labor landscape with the stories of dozens of American workers from GM employees to Uber drivers to underpaid schoolteachers Their fight to take power back is crucial for America’s future and Greenhouse proposes concrete feasible ways in which workers’ collective power can be and is being rekindled and reimagined in the 21st century            Beaten Down Worked Up is a stirring and essential look at labor in America poised as it is between the tumultuous struggles of the past and the vital hopeful struggles ahead    A PBS NewsHour Now Read This Book Club Pick “A page turning book that spans a century of worker strikes Engrossing character driven panoramic” Zephyr Teachout  The New York Times Book Review We live in an era of soaring corporate profits and anemic wage gains one in which low paid jobs and blighted blue collar communities have become a common feature of our nation’s landscape Behind these trends lies a little discussed problem the decades long decline in worker power              Award winning journalist and author Steven Greenhouse guides us through the key episodes and trends in history that are essential to understanding some of our nation’s most pressing problems including increased income ineuality declining social mobility and the concentration of political power in the hands of the wealthy few He exposes the modern labor landscape with the stories of dozens of American workers from GM employees to Uber drivers to underpaid schoolteachers Their fight to take power back is crucial for America’s future and Greenhouse proposes concrete feasible ways in which workers’ collective power can be and is being rekindled and reimagined in the 21st century            Beaten Down Worked Up is a stirring and essential look at labor in America poised as it is between the tumultuous struggles of the past and the vital hopeful struggles ahead    A PBS NewsHour Now Read This Book Club Pick “A page turning book that spans a century of worker strikes Engrossing character driven panoramic” Zephyr Teachout  The New York Times Book Review We live in an era of soaring corporate profits and anemic wage gains one in which low paid jobs and blighted blue collar communities have become a common feature of our nation’s landscape Behind these trends lies a little discussed problem the decades long decline in worker power              Award winning journalist and author Steven Greenhouse guides us through the key episodes and trends in history that are essential to understanding some of our nation’s most pressing problems including increased income ineuality declining social mobility and the concentration of political power in the hands of the wealthy few He exposes the modern labor landscape with the stories of dozens of American workers from GM employees to Uber drivers to underpaid schoolteachers Their fight to take power back is crucial for America’s future and Greenhouse proposes concrete feasible ways in which workers’ collective power can be and is being rekindled and reimagined in the 21st century            Beaten Down Worked Up is a stirring and essential look at labor in America poised as it is between the tumultuous struggles of the past and the vital hopeful struggles ahead    A PBS NewsHour Now Read This Book Club Pick