The Machiavelli of the Mexican American People: Steelworkers, the Catholic Church, and Building Political Power — a Blogcast Episode

January 1, 2024

This Blogcast Episode features Emiliano Aguilar’s article, “The Machiavelli of the Mexican American People: Steelworkers, the Catholic Church, and Building Political Power,” first published in Process: A Blog for American History on March 28, 2023.

In this episode, Aguilar demonstrates the importance of education and union organizing in creating political power in the Latin American neighborhoods of East Chicago in the mid-20th century.

Read the Blog here: https://www.processhistory.org/aguilar-machiavelli-of-the-mexican-american-people/

Music: King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band’s Mabel’s Dream, 1923

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