Back in Print! The Politics of U.S. Labor: From the Great Depression to the New Deal by David Milton:
In this classic examination of the U.S. labor movement, Milton presents a fine description of the major strikes, beginning in 1933-1934, that led to the formation of the CIO and the great industrial unions. He looks closely at the role of the radical political groups, including the Communist Party, the Trotskyists, and the Socialist Party, […]
Our job is not to stand across the street yelling at people until they pass resolutions calling for the abolition of surplus value. We must be with the masses, where and when they are willing to struggle.more
People can call themselves whatever they want, and the question of what word to use to describe same-sex behavior has a long history, going back at least to the middle of the nineteenth century. If same-sex Native Americans want to use “two-spirit” to describe themselves, that is their right. But the term seems problematic if […]more
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My father was sleeping, curled up in the small chair next to the picture window. I thought this strange, because he never sat in that chair. It was my mother’s perch, from which she peered out at the street watching for neighbors and waiting every day for the mail truck to arrive. When she was […]more