Ideologies of Labor Movement Activists Labor movements have brought many social and political changes to the economy of the U.S. This has been achieved through protecting worker rights, worker safety and compensation laws as well as social security, Medicare and unemployment insurance. Many political activists have expressed new ideologies to introduce changes in the labor market. These political changes have challenged the labor movement and demands reconciliations of the politics of the labor movement with that of the activist. The purpose of this paper is to discuss each activist’s political change and present a political reconciliation with the philosophies and political works of Chris Carlsson, Conrad Schmidt and supporters of workers...The end:
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