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BRIA 17 2

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS FOUNDATION
Bill of Rights in Action
Spring 2001 (17:2)

Labor

This Bill of Rights in Action looks at labor issues. The first article examines the unionization efforts of the Wobblies at the beginning of the 20th century. The second article explores the protests of the Luddites during Britain's Industrial Revolution. The final article looks at whether international labor rules should be adopted.

U.S. History: One Big Union—One Big Strike: The Story of the Wobblies

World History: Marching With "General Ludd": Machine Breaking in the Industrial Revolution

U.S. Government: Globalization and Worker Rights


© 2001, Constitutional Rights Foundation, 601 South Kinglsey Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90005, (213) 487-5590 Fax (213) 386-0459

Officers: Marjorie S. Steinberg, President; Jerome L. Coben, President-Elect; Publications Committee: Marvin S. Sears, Chairperson; Jerome Byrne, Gerald Chaleff, Lee S. Edmond, Patrick J. McDonough, Gail Midgal Title, Michael W. Monk, Thomas D. Phelps, Peggy Saferstein, Sandor E. Samuels, Deborah S. Saxe, Lois Thompson, Carlton Varner. Staff: Todd Clark, Executive Director; Marshall L. Croddy, Director of Program and Materials Development; Carlton Martz, Writer; Bill Hayes, Editor; Andrew Costly, Production Manager; Michael W. Monk, CRF Board Reviewer.