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Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell): My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement

This book is about Jane McAlevey
Dive into the heart of America's labor movement with "Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell): My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement." Published on May 6, 2014, this captivating narrative chronicles Jane McAlevey's tumultuous journey as a militant union organizer renowned for her victorious and unconventional tactics. McAlevey's story unfolds during a critical era, marked by declining union membership and severe blows to public employee bargaining. Through a series of dramatic organizing successes and the strategic brilliance that characterized the labor campaigns of the 1930s, McAlevey demonstrates how the labor movement can rejuvenate itself. Her approach combines deep organizing, participatory education, and relentless militancy, with a focus on enhancing workers' expectations and capacities to fight for economic justice. Ideal for adult education settings, this book not only recounts a decade of fierce advocacy but also serves as a call to action, urging a return to robust, grassroots labor activism. Engage with McAlevey's spirited narrative to explore how strategic labor movements can reshape economic landscapes and invigorate community ties.
Published by Verso on May 6, 2014
332 pages
ISBN: 9781781683156
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