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Josh Freeman

Josh Freeman

Joshua B. Freeman teaches history at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and is affiliated with its Joseph S. Murphy Labor Institute.   His forthcoming book, American Empire, will be the final volume of the Penguin History of the United States.

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Uncle Sam Does(n't) Want You

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Josh Freeman

Josh Freeman

Joshua B. Freeman teaches history at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and is affiliated with its Joseph S. Murphy Labor Institute.   His forthcoming book, American Empire, will be the final volume of the Penguin History of the United States.

Other articles by this author

Uncle Sam Does(n't) Want You

By Josh Freeman and Steve Fraser, TomDispatch | Op-Ed