Book review

  • Lessons from Teamster Rebellion

    Lessons from Teamster Rebellion

    “To the men and women who gave me unshakeable faith in the working class, the rank and file of General Drivers Local 574.” Farrell Dobbs So starts the thrilling tale of the confrontation between the ruling class of Minneapolis and rank and file Teamsters in the summer of 1934. Veteran socialists and union organizers, Ray […]

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  • Hard Travelin’ and Lightening the Load

    Hard Travelin’ and Lightening the Load

    A Book Review of “Woody Guthrie: An Intimate Life” by Gustavus Stadler Woody Guthrie knew hard traveling. He traveled on fast, rattling box cars and hitchhiked across the USA in the midst of the Depression. He organized farm workers in Hooverville shanty-towns and sang for miners and factory workers on the picket lines. He always […]

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  • Book Review: The Love Songs of W. E. B. Dubois

    Book Review: The Love Songs of W. E. B. Dubois

    The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers We all have family, some of us know our family and its history to some degree.  To contemplate what role our ancestors played in history’s major events is to face our morality, our purpose.  This book is, on its surface, a family history. From the […]

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