What do workers really lose when they’re injured on the job?

We will be back to our regular Working People schedule next week. Until then, to tide listeners over, and to celebrate his book recently receiving Honorable Mention for the Merle Curti Intellectual History Award, we’re unlocking our bonus episode conversation with historian Nate Holdren. We talk with Nate about his latest book, Injury Impoverished: Workplace Accidents, Capitalism, and Law in the Progressive Era, and about what exactly people lose when they are injured at work. (C/W: some descriptions of workplace injuries.) 

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Nate’s faculty page and Twitter pageNate Holdren, Cambridge University Press, Injury Impoverished: Workplace Accidents, Capitalism, and Law in the Progressive Era Nate Holdren, LAWCHA, “Nate Holdren Responds: Roundtable on Injury Impoverished“Nate Holdren, Legal History Blog, The process of writing Injury Impoverished Featured Music (all songs sourced from the Free Music Archive: freemusicarchive.org)

Jules Taylor, “Working People Theme Song”Mr. & Mrs. Smith, “Dirty Laundry”
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