A Political Party Known as COPE
"A Party Jack Barbash, in Challenge (MayJune
Known as COPE" 1976), 901 N. Broadway, White Plains,
An American labor party could have emerged from the mass unionism of the 1930s but it did not happen-and it's not going to happen. Barbash, a University of Wisconsin economist, traces early American unionism from its anti-industrial and anti-capitalist origins to the New Deal era, when labor leaders like the coal miners' John L. Lewis turned their backs on class theory and embarked...