We are saddened to announce the passing of our dear friend and colleague Ann Johnson. Though she was only at Cornell for a short while, she was a passionate supporter of the HOCi and active in our community. We wll miss her. Please read her obituary in the Cornell Sun.
With a topic as dynamic as the History of Capitalism, you can be sure that those associated with it will be showing up in the news. Here are a few, selected articles:
- Conference examines the histories of capitalism
- Interdisciplinary initiative explores capitalism
- How We All Became Temps by Louis Hyman
- The Risk of Financial Crisis Remains High by Jonathan Kirshner
- American Capitalism: A Reader by Louis Hyman and Edward Baptist now available!
- Hot new Cornell HoCi book: Ed Baptist’s The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism (Basic), “a dense, myth busting work” is out, complete with great reviews, a controversy, a discussion with Chris Hayes and even a twitter meme.
- Louis Hyman, A Tale of Two Dollar Stores | New York Times
- HoC Research Resources can be found here!
- Watch the roundtable discussion on Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century
American Capitalism: The Podcast!
- American Capitalism: The MOOC Videos!
- Jefferson Cowie, Labor's WTF Moment | POLITICO Magazine
- Louis Hyman, Market Values Are Not MOOC Values | Huffington Post
- Kheel Center, Jobs With Justice Donates Archives to Cornell's Kheel Center | Cornell Library News
- Ed Baptist, Academic Minute: Cotton and the American Economy | Inside Higher Ed
- Ed Baptist, Freedom on the Move | Cornell University
- Jefferson Cowie, The Future of Fair Labor | New York Times
- Louis Hyman, A History of American Borrowing | American Public Media
- Julia Ott and Louis Hyman, A Second Look At Capitalism | On Point with Tom Ashbrook
- In History Departments, It’s Up With Capitalism | New York Times
- Louis Hyman, Why Write the History of Capitalism? | Symposium Magazine
- Scott Nelson and Jefferson Cowie, A Dialogue on History of Capitalism vs. Labor History | LAWCHA
- Jefferson Cowie, Where the Rubber Meets the Road for the Indefinite Future: An Interview with Jefferson Cowie | New Politics
- Louis Hyman, Laid Flat by Layaway | New York Times