Writer Dalton Trumbo was born on this day 110 years ago. He won two Academy Awards while blacklisted.
Bloor investigated child labor in glass factories and mines, and worked undercover in meat packing plants to verify for federal investigators the nightmarish working conditions
"There's an aspect of capitalist development that is introducing problems in areas of education, including reading, and that's forced us into something of a crisis."
On August 7, 1919, the Republic of the Councils of Hungary in Budapest was crushed by foreign reactionaries.
A crowd heard Communist Party Labor Commission Chair Scott Marshall's take on how he sees these issues fit into the macro-challenges facing labor movement today.
I asked a number of retired union activists to help clarify a big mystery raised by the 2003 book, "Left Out: Reds and America's Industrial Unions."