Join David Ranney, author of Living and Dying on the Factory Floor: From the Outside In and the Inside Out, at the DePaul University Labor Education Center in Chicago, IL on Tuesday, December 10th from 6pm to 7:30pm in room 1451 (14th floor) at 14 E. Jackson. Click on the web link below for more information.
Ranney’s vivid memoir describes his work experiences between 1976 and 1982 in the factories of southeast Chicago and northwest Indiana. Click on the web link below for more information and order the book here.
David Ranney is professor emeritus in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois Chicago. Ranney has also been a factory worker, a labor and community organizer, and an activist academic. He is the author of four books and more than a hundred journal articles, book chapters, and monographs on issues of employment, labor and community organizing, and U.S. trade policy. His two most recent books are Global Decisions, Local Collisions: Urban Life in the New World Order and New World Disorder: The Decline of U.S. Power. In addition to his writing, he gives lectures on economic policy and politics and also finds time to be an actor and director in a small community theatre.