Kim Phillips-Fein teaches American history at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. She is the author of Invisible Hands: The Businessmen’s Crusade Against the New Deal, and is working on a history of the New York City fiscal crisis of the 1970s.
Robert Fitch's Solidarity for Sale exposes corruption as the cause of the current crisis in American labor.
Taking privatization to extremes, a new law ends the public sector as we knew it.
Late last week, Yale clerical and maintenance workers who had been striking for three weeks won a contract that will transform the standard of living of clerical workers at the university, as wel
Collateral damage mounts in Bush's ideological war on the welfare state.
The same week that New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced his
plans to close eight city firehouses, Mike Wallace, John Jay College
professor and bard of New York, held a conference on "Ne
Trading in their books for buckets, welfare recipients learn
Helaine S. Klasky, Nina Stachenfeld, Eric Alterman, Carol P. Christ, Kim Phillips-Fein
For God, country and the ruling class.