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From the highs of Barack ...

From the highs of Barack Obama's election to the lows of auto industry concessions and the Employee Free Choice Act in between, the American labor movement may be at a critical juncture. We ask a panel of experts for their takes on the future of organized labor. University of Louisiana professor and author Thomas Aiello edited a collection of jive talk dictionaries by late Chicagoan Dan Burley. He tells us about the lingo and the life of the late musician and writer.

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