University of Wisconsin-Madison School for Workers is proud to join the Havens Wright Center for Social Justice in hosting Toni Gilpin – labor historian, author and activist. Toni will be holding two lectures on the theme “Lessons from America’s (Largely Forgotten) Radical Industrial Unions” drawn from her recent book, The Long Deep Grudge: A Story of Big Capital, Radical Labor, and Class War in the American Heartland.
Tuesday, March 16, 12:30pm CT
“Class Collaboration or Class War? The Battle to Define Profit, Progress, and the Purpose of Unionism in the 20th Century Labor Movement”
Wednesday, March 17, 12:30pm CT
“We’re Not Going to Be Second Class Citizens in the South’: the Radical, Interracial Organizing Model of the Farm Equipment Workers in Louisville, Kentucky”