William A. Pelz (1951-2017) was Director of the Institute of Working Class History in Chicago and a Professor of History at Elgin Community College. His works include A People's History of the German Revolution, (Pluto, 2018) Wilhelm Liebknecht and German Social Democracy (Haymarket, 2015), The Eugene V. Debs Reader (Merlin Press, 2014) and A People's History of Modern Europe (Pluto, 2016).
Ranging from undercover investigations in call centres, to the Communist Avant-Garde; from ethnography and biography to photography, Pluto presents our favourite books of 2016!Read full article
Work under neoliberalism is defined by low-pay, precarity, surveillance and total compliance, consequently, the need for unionisation is unquestionable. Here’s our Labour and Trade Union reading list, to prepare you for the world of modern...Read full article
We at Pluto were deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of author and comrade Bill Peltz. In his obituary, Patrick Quinn and Eric Shuster remember and celebrate their friend and colleague.Read full article