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New York Times, February 18, 2014, Tuesday

New York Times 

February 18, 2014, Tuesday 

New York Times (full article)

Demographics of the South should help unions

Kate Bronfenbrenner is the director of labor education research at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University.

There seems to be a consensus forming that the South is hostile territory for unions and that organizing in the South, particularly in manufacturing, is a fruitless endeavor. Such a conclusion would not only be a grievous error, but it might also derail the future of the labor movement and progressive politics.