This week, I want to highlight the excellent blog on Latin American affairs, Bloggings by Boz. Boz has provided seminal coverage of Latin American affairs for years. This is a blog with some readershi
Embarrassing. However, at least Douthat is honest here. Anti-abortion crusaders are rarely about the children and often about the encasing of women into idealized and repressive gender roles. Everyone
I’m going to be on the Rick Smith Show tonight at 10:30 p.m. Eastern to talk about the issues brought up in today’s post about radical labor. Feel the charisma come across the intertubes!
Matt Yglesias disagrees with my call for increased radicalization among labor in kind of a weird way. He argues that the modern economy has treated working-class people well, using increased rates of
Good news here: The labor board is proposing to tighten up the process by ensuring that employers, employees and unions receive needed information sooner and by delaying litigation over many voter-eli
As I expressed last week when thinking about the Huffington Post boycott and its broader implications for the blogosphere, I noted that we are long past the time when the blogosphere was the relative
How strong is Massachusetts’ list of politicians? These guys might be 11-15: Robert Kennedy Tip O’Neill Calvin Coolidge (almost certainly the only president not to make the top 10 from his
Miners experienced awful conditions in the coal regions of West Virginia in the early 20th century. Coal companies ruled the region like a fiefdom. Impoverished workers had few connections with the ou