On September 17, 1989, 98 miners and one minister conducted a peaceful takeover of the Pittston Moss 3 Coal Preparation Plant. The Pittston strike was one of the most brutal.
At least as of 2009, my town of Springfield, Oregon had the highest known number of strip clubs per capita of any city in the United States. It has (or.
So the world is going to hell. The Democrats are getting crushed in special elections, Pennsylvania Republicans are seeking to game the system to guarantee Rick Perry's election in 2012,.
In comments to my Bill Monroe post, RM notes that the great Wade Mainer died today at the age of 104. I assumed he had died a long time ago..
The Father of Bluegrass turns 100 today. More than any other musician in American history, Bill Monroe can claim to have invented a genre of music. He took elements of.
Good piece on the two-tiered wage system at UAW organized auto plants. Like a lot of labor people, I am really torn by this. On the one hand, it has.
I hesitated to post my thoughts on September 11, both because everyone is inundated with remembrances and because so many people were affected much more directly than I was (including.
From a Times piece on the growth of food carts selling junk food outside of high schools that have cut out bad food from the school menus: “It’s not going.