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Revitalizing The American Worker

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal set ground rules for working conditions, including the legalization of organized unions. But not long after WWII, union membership began a sharp decline. Former New York Times labor correspondent Steven Greenhouse joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how this shift led directly to income inequality and other modern problems, which he writes about in “Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor.”