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Kimberly Phillips-Fein

Associate Professor, New York University Gallatin School

Interests: “history of economic thought; American economic and political history; business and labor history.”

PhD, Columbia University (2005) 63 more words

Atrocities Committed Under [insert ideology here]

This blog entry should probably have been titled Atrocities Committed Under Any Ideology or Economic System Other Than Capitalism, but that’s quite long. One common pro-capitalist objection to any critique of capitalism, is the oft-repeated “COMMUNIST GENOCIDES BRAH!” 740 more words

Economics

Join us for a Labor History Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon in Hornbake Library

Join a community interested in promoting labor history by editing the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Part celebration and part workshop, Edit-a-Thons are organized around a single topic as a means to build awareness and community. 38 more words

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Building Intellectual Community at SHEAR

Students of the early American republic: I urge you to apply to SHEAR 2016’s Graduate Research Seminars!

The program, which debuted last year, brings together grad students and senior faculty clustered around four “hot” themes in the field for an hour and a half or so of small-group discussion. 431 more words

Slavery

Know Your City - May Day Inspired People's History of Portland Tour

Know Your City invites you to its May Day inspired People’s History of Portland walking tour. A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. 186 more words

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New film on Greeks at Ludlow

The new film Ludlow–Greek Americans in the Colorado Coal War documents the role of Greek-American workers during the Ludlow, CO, strike and subsequent Ludlow Massacre. 52 more words

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BC Labour Heritage Centre launches online map

The British Columbia Labour Heritage Centre has developed a new online map of places associated with the history of working people in BC that includes information from 143 locations so far. 122 more words

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