Andrew Carruthers is a Masters student at the University of St Andrews, where his research interests include religion, race, music and politics in the modern USA. He holds a BA in Modern History from Queen's University Belfast, and his current research examines the interactions between jazz and black Christianity during the interwar period.

God and the Revolution: Christianity, the South, and the Communist Party of the USA

In an article written for the Financial Times in October 2013, the journalist Robert Wright claimed that “[o]rganised labour has never taken hold in the American South, where unions are viewed with suspicion”. He quoted Nelson Lichtenstein, a professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara, who argued that… Continue reading