Labor History Today (11/10): Debs, Sanders, Socialism and 2020
Click here to check out this week's Labor History Today podcast. Leon Fink talks with Patrick Dixon about Eugene Debs, Bernie Sanders, American socialism and the 2020 race for president of the United States.
On this week’s Cool Things from the Meany Archive, Alan Wierdak and Chloe Danyo explore a document from two decades ago that links the newly-formed Pride@Work with a push to include alternative medicine in Medicare for All legislation.
Last week's show: (11/3/19): Precarious work in the movies
Ellis Island in New York closes after providing the gateway for 12 million immigrants from 1892 to 1924. From 1924 to 1954 it was mostly used as a detention and deportation center for undocumented immigrants - 1954
Labor history courtesy David Prosten. photo courtesy Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration.