What Happened to the Labor Party?

What Happened to the Labor Party? In 1996, thousands of trade unionists and activists decided to build an independent party. Why did the effort fail? Mark Dudzic & Derek Seidman, Jacobin, October 11, 2015 In the 1990s, hundreds of US labor activists came together to form the Labor Party. The initiative was the brainchild of Tony Mazzocchi, the passionate leader of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union (which, after two mergers, is today part of the United Steelworkers). ... What