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Dana Frank

Dana Frank is Professor of History Emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her latest book, What Can We Learn From the Great Depression? Stories of Ordinary People and Collective Action in Hard Times, will be out in September 2024 from Beacon Press.  Her books on the history of US labor, race, and gender include Buy American: The Untold Story of Economic Nationalism; Purchasing Power: Consumer Organizing, Gender, and the Seattle Labor Movement, 1919-29; and with Robin D.G. Kelley and Howard Zinn, Three Strikes: Miners, Musicians, Salesgirls, and the Fighting Spirit of Labor’s Last Century. On Honduras she is the author of The Long Honduran Night:  Resistance, Terror, and the United States in the Aftermath of the Coup, and  Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America.