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Ruth Milkman is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center, CUNY and the director of research at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies. Her most recent books are Immigrant Labor and the New Precariat (Polity, 2020) and On Gender, Labor and Inequality (Illinois, 2016).
Non-college-educated U.S.-born workers have every reason to be enraged by declining wages and living standards, but more restrictive immigration policies won’t solve these problems.
The unlikely spark for a rebirth of labor.
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