Radicals in the Barrio
How Mexican Labor Radicalism Shaped U.S. History

Socialism 2018

July 05, 2018

This talk will be a historical summary and overview of the main points of the forthcoming Haymarket book "Radicals in the Barrio". It will touch on how Mexican and Mexican-American radicals helped organize workers within the barrios of the Southwest between 1900-1950. It will highlight how they organized Mexican workers into unions, led militant strikes, and built radical and revolutionary parties in conjunction with the U.S.-based Left.

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