Articles by Glenn Richardson

About Glenn Richardson

Glenn Richardson is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Kutztown University and author of "Pulp Politics: How Political Advertising Tells the Stories of American Politics." More Posts

Editor’s Note: The following remarks were delivered at the APSCUF Legislative Assembly on February 8, 2013 in Gettysburg, PA. Glenn Richardson is an APSCUF-KU delegate and the Chair of APSCUF’s Legislative Committee. Good Afternoon APSCUF! It is always an honor and a pleasure to speak with you! As some of you may recall from time [...]

The 99%: A Return to E Pluribus Unum?

November 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Occupy Wall Street movement has trained the nation’s and the world’s attention on the stark disparity of wealth and privilege that has come to characterize the early 21st century. Yet that inequity has been incubated over the course of several decades, and to fully understand it, we must explore its genesis and development over [...]

The ascendancy of militant Republican majorities across the nation following the 2010 midterm elections has produced an onslaught of legislative initiatives advancing corporate interests by dismembering voting rights, workers’ rights, civil rights, environmental protection and the public sector. The size and scope of these efforts is unprecedented. Their cumulative impact on voters, workers, minorities, the [...]

Labor’s Day in Troubled Times

September 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

By raising the living standards of millions, labor miraculously created a market for industry and lifted the whole nation to undreamed levels of production. Those who today attack labor forget these simple truths, but history remembers them. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual AFL-CIO convention December 1961 So this is what class warfare in America looks [...]