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Learning About Labor Unions

​Students are studying complicated and controversial Global Studies subjects like capitalism and socialism through role-play and interaction. ‘Forced’ to perform menial tasks, such as breaking sticks and collecting acorns, for inadequate ‘wages,’ they experienced firsthand the plight of the working class in late 19th/early 20th century America, where unionizing was considered by many to be akin to communism. One student… Read More