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Upward and Into the Light

So, if you read the last post, you know I’m blogging my way through a rough draft of a chapter on the visual culture/iconography of working class self-education.  As with most popular political cartooning, those of labor and the left … Continue reading

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Images and Links for my UCSB Presentation

If you’re finding this blog via my working paper “Self-Education, Radicalism, and the Authentic Organic Intellectual,” you may have a copy without links to the images mentioned in the Appendix.  So here are the images, and links to the complete … Continue reading

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They won’t comprehend it unless you put them into motion

A. Philip Randolph, September 1942 One of the basic principles of education is–you learn by doing. When you get the people in action in the interest of an objective that is fundamentally, and socially sound, those people learn to fight … Continue reading

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By sharing our experiences, we see our problems more clearly

RELATIONS WITHIN THE CLASS We come here with equal rights. All of us have a right to take part in the discussion. We are all workers, but we do not all do the same kind of work. We come here … Continue reading

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The idea that “what happened to me” is important

Introduction to I Am A Woman Worker (1936) The stories told here form an important item in the raw material of workers’ education. Economists tell us that they are not economics: they contain for the most part neither statistics nor … Continue reading

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