Jon Bekken

Writer and Professor at Albright College

Jon Bekken is an associate professor of communications at Albright College in Reading, Pa., where he co-directs a research project documenting the unmet communication needs of the city's Hispanic majority. Bekken is co-author of The Industrial Workers of the World: Its First 100 Years and co-editor of Radical Economics and Labor. He is a member of the editorial collective of the Anarcho-Syndicalist Review, a former general secretary-treasurer of the Industrial Workers of the World and the former editor of the Industrial Worker.

Bekken has written for several alternative publications and produced public affairs programming on community radio. He has authored dozens of scholarly articles and book chapters on the labor and socialist press, newsboys, community radio, the retail book industry, radical economics and other topics.

People + Policy

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people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good