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The US conflagration in the oil well of the globe was ignited without attention to history, which is why it flares out of control. But that war, fought by GIs, mercenaries, and proxies, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 298 comments on Mon Jul 30, 2007 at 03:31 AM PDT with 245 Recommends
Every so often, a student of history will stumble across something so profound and prescient that kicks them in the head with the force of a bull, and serves as a brutal reminder that the more ...
by sprint1745
Comment Count 49 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 05:39 AM PDT with 119 Recommends
I write in an editorial style, if you have any contentions, suggestions or refutations of my words, I welcome them. Thank you for the overwhelming response to my first diary. It was an incomplete ...
by sprint1745
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 03:28 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
[Crossposted at Fire on the Mountain ] Upton Sinclair has been catching a little ink lately—I should say a few pixels—behind the 100th ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Jan 19, 2007 at 11:14 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Yes there will be other diaries. This one is mine and it is personal. I grew up in Chicago. My entire family (including all the aunts and uncles and...) was " working class" in a very genuine way.
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri May 01, 2009 at 05:52 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 101 comments on Mon Sep 20, 2010 at 06:33 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
"History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme." - Mark Twain “All of them agreed that the working-classes must be kept in their place; and all of them perceived that ...
by luckylizard
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Dec 12, 2010 at 06:04 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Paul Krugman's op-ed piece in the NYTimes today is interesting. It's behind the firewall, unfortunately. http://select.nytimes.com/2007/05/21/opinion/21krugman.html (requires membership)
by willb48
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon May 21, 2007 at 02:09 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
The bourgeois civilization is, in one word, and organized system of repression. In the physical world it has the police and the militia, the bludgeon, the bullet and the jail; in the world of ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM PST with 17 Recommends
_Witness to a Century_ by George Seldes Ballantine Books, NY 1987 ISBN 0-345-33181-8 I roared through _Witness to a Century_, following the suppressed history of the 20th century that George ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2008 at 09:17 PM PST with 17 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Monday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 11:00 AM PST with 16 Recommends
You..ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Monday June 15, 1903 Chicago, Illinois -
by JayRaye
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Sunday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Sad news, everybody: Not one of my videos garnered even Honorable Mention in the ChallengePost "Looking at Democracy" contest, despite all your votes. Ah, well, no lovely MacArthur money for me. ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 07:23 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Smithfield Foods, a company that slaughters more pigs than any other in the world, has filed a RICO lawsuit against a union local that had publicized the pork giant's environmental and labor ...
by Dirk McQuigley
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2008 at 08:51 AM PST with 14 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones `````````````````````````````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Born 135 Years Ago Today - September 20, 1878 His muckraking novel The Jungle helped pass the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act . In addition to writing dozens of other works of fiction, nonfiction and ...
by workersuntie
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 07:45 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
While the President, and even members of Congress attempt to keep us in a state of fear on a daily basis, it would appear we have much more to fear in the products being "sold" which have the "seal" ...
by LtdEdishn
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2008 at 06:29 PM PST with 13 Recommends
by DABush
Comment Count 65 comments on Mon Oct 23, 2006 at 03:17 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
from I, Candidate for Governor: And How I Got Licked by Upton Sinclair (12-13) It is easy to imagine the unemployed of California in a system of production for use because of ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Sep 28, 2010 at 08:22 PM PDT with 12 Recommends